The Best Events in Lisburn This September

If the end of Summer has left you feeling sad fortune family days out and festivals of music and great food, then be sad no more! For September may be back to school but it’s also back to fun as Lisburn is sees a packed itinerary of events, fairs and festivals.

So put the dates in your diary and don’t miss out!

5th September 10am

Making Music with Jo Jingles - Market Square Lisburn

Jo Jingles’ Karen Walsh has been providing educational musical fun for children across Lisburn since 2002! As part of their 2017 programme, the team bring an interactive session of making music to the city centre, suitable for children from 3 months to 5 years of age.

Call 028 9266 8866 or email: for more info!

8th September - 9th September 1pm

Moira Calling - The Demesne Lisburn

Festival season isn’t over yet as local events company Brown Lemonade Ltd launch their second music, food and drink festival. They hand picked 14 singer-songwriters and bands last year to perform over two stages in the picturesque grounds of The Demesne complete with stretch tents in case of rain.

Children under 18 are welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Tickets available online here:

9th September 12pm

Frock Around the Clock Vintage Fair - Market Square Lisburn

The renowned vintage fair returns to Lisburn for “The Splendid September Vintage and Handmade Fair.” Over 25 stalls of vintage and handmade crafts like jewellery and furniture, decor and homewares, will appear under marquee cover in the square alongside artisan food stalls and much more.

Thanks to partial funding by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, this event will be FREE admission to all members of the public!

13th September 7.30 - 9pm

Preview: Anna Cheyne Award Exhibition - Island Arts Centre Lisburn

This biennial Visual Art Award competition acknowledges the achievements of artist Anna Cheyne (1926-2002) who lived in Lisburn for many years. This exhibition will feature a selection of the entries received this year, from visual artists working in any medium, and the winner will be announced at the preview evening.

The exhibition is free admission and runs daily in Gallery 1 from 14th September to 12th October 9.30am - 10pm.

22nd September 4pm - 8pm

Harvest and Harmony Festival - Market Square Lisburn

2016’s event kicking off the month of harvest was a huge success and so Harvest and Harmony is back in 2017 to rock the city centre with toe-tapping live county music and the best of local food and drink. Last year’s event featured straw weaving workshops, barn dancing and plenty of fun besides so don’t miss out this year.

For more info contact Sophie Mc Auley on 028 9244 7543 or email

24th September 3pm

Goldilocks and The Three Bears - Island Arts Centre Lisburn

This live action children’s show bring their singalong extravaganza to the city, performing a fun-filled programme of singing and dancing, featuring fantastic costumes and an experience for all the family to enjoy.

Tickets cost just £8 each or a Family Ticket (5 people) is £35 from the centre ticketing office:

29th September 8pm

Teresa Livingstone Live - Island Arts Centre Lisburn

Teresa, one of the stars of BBC NI’s comedy show “Late Licence”, brings her musical comedy to the live theatre setting armed with a piano, gin and original (hilarious) songs covering everything from workplace hatred to sleaze bags in bars!

Tickets are £12 from the online ticketing website:

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