Art on the Rails

About the event

Art on the Rails is an art and craft fair with artisan and hot foods, live music, picnic benches and entertainment from the Glencraig Community Circus (11.30am-3pm)!

On August 28th, come and try a new craft with free taster sessions or talk to the artists whilst they demonstrate their skills.

Taster sessions include print workshop with Rosie Ennis, Spinning demonstration with Rosemary McCartney, Potters wheel taster sessions and demos with Alison Hanvey, Painting with Les Sharpe and Sarah Majury, Sculpt a bird with Sharon Regan. The fair will also have a range of free children’s craft activities all day.

The fair will also have a Bring and Buy corner where you can pick up second hand art and craft materials, perfect for home crafting.

This event is dog friendly.
This event is kindly supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council.


Where is it taking place?

Project 24,
Queens Parade,
just opposite the Marina car park

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Taster workshops can be booked on the website, here.

About August Craft Month with Craft NI

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this event, get in touch with

Event Page



Craft NI Instagram

Craft NI Facebook

Craft NI ACM Calendar


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact the event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Multiple

Starts: Aug 28 at 12:00 pm

Ends: Aug 28 at 4:00 pm

Discipline: Multiple

Location: Down

Type: Market, Fair

Price: Free