Island Arts Centre

4 star Arts Venue
‘Treat yourself’ in the company of friends to the finest entertainment and arts events at Lisburn’s ISLAND Arts Centre. See drama, music, dance, visual arts, applied arts, film, new media, and community arts. Every year, hundreds of musicians and artists perform to 100,000 visitors, making this one of the most popular cultural destinations in Northern Ireland.

Whether it is live theatre at its very best, live music up close and personal or cutting edge dance, the common denominator is the talent of the brilliant artists performing and creating work, that is worthy of your time and attention.

Experience ISLAND's range of sociable and inspiring artist led workshops. Explore our relaxed galleries and Sculpture Trail and enjoy the best new and original art from Northern Ireland and further afield.

Create precious family moments with our jam packed ISLAND Kids’ programme designed for the liveliest of imaginations.

With easy access, lots of free parking, excellent bar facilities and a relaxed atmosphere, we look forward to welcoming you to the ISLAND soon.

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Opening times:

Monday-Friday 9:30-22:00. Saturday 9.30-17:00.
Box Office Opening Times: Monday-Friday 9:30-21:30. Saturday 10:00-16:30 (closed Sundays & Bank Holidays).


Various for performances. Free entry into galleries. For promotions and special events check the website

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Lisburn Visitor Information

Location / Directions

The ISLAND is located just off the M1 Motorway and the A1 main arterial route connecting Belfast to Dublin and is the perfect base for a visit to Ireland North and South.

If travelling from Belfast on M1: At Junction 6 take the A49 exit to Lisburn/Saintfield/City Centre. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Saintfield Rd/A49. Turn left onto Belfast Rd/A1
Continue to follow A1
Go through 1 roundabout

Our full address and postcode for routeplanning is:

ISLAND Arts Centre
The Island Lagan Valley Island LISBURN BT27 4RL
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Toilets
  • Groups Catered For
  • Lessons Offered
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Contact Details

The Island
Lagan Valley Island
County Antrim
BT27 4RL

Tel: (028) 9250 9509
Mob: (028) 9250 9508