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CRAFTfest at Castle Ward

4 August 2023 @ 11:00 am - 6 August 2023 @ 4:00 pm


This year’s event is bigger and better than ever before, with more exhibitors, more activities, and more opportunities for visitors to immerse themselves in the world of local craftsmanship.

CRAFTfest showcases a handpicked selection of talented local designers and artisan makers, including glass and ceramic makers, woodworkers, painters, and more. Not only will visitors have the opportunity to browse and shop for unique handmade items, but theeey’ll also get to witness live art demos and enjoy some fantastic live music performances in the beautiful outdoor setting.


Please note, the event is free for National Trust members.


4 August 2023 @ 11:00 am
6 August 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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Castle Ward
Castle Ward
Strangford, Downpatrick BT30 7BA
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028 4488 1204
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