Festival Details

Ballymena Festival - Music, Speech and Dance


Ballymena Festival takes place during February and March in the new Braid Arts Centre.

The Festival provides a wide opportunity for performers at all stages of music, speech, drama and dance. There are two Gala Nights : the Instrumental Festival Night on the first Saturday evening of the Music weeks. The Vocal and Prizewinners Gala on the Saturday evening following the Vocal classes features performances by the Music, Speech and Drama, Irish and Modern Dance sections.