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The Sea Bangor festival will mark the 80th Anniversary of The D-Day Landing with a 1940s themed programme on Saturday 1 June (12noon – 6pm) and Sunday 2 June (1pm-6pm).

This celebration of the City of Bangor’s maritime heritage returns to the seafront with nautical fun on and off the water!

Quay Street Car Park area will take on a distinctly holiday atmosphere with 1940s themed fun.

There will be lots of maritime fun - enjoy kids’ activities at the beach area, funfair rides and entertainment throughout the weekend. A great programme of music acts will bring a nostalgic feel with a lively mix of 40s favourites.

Head to Eisenhower Pier to watch some fantastic food demo’s and on-the-water activities.

Pick up some delicious treats from a range of local food and drink stalls, hot food trucks, ice-cream, and even an outdoor bar!

It will be the perfect weekend to soak up some maritime fun in the City of Bangor by the sea.

Leading Ladies Trio and Soda Popz

Soda Popz | The sensational Soda Popz, featuring Bangor singers Michelle Baird and Adam Dougal plus local musicians, bring their high energy, nostalgic Rock'n'Roll show to the seafront this June,  offering an authentic tribute to some fabulous favourites.

Leading Ladies Trio | Northern Ireland’s Premier Vocal Harmony Trio. Award-winning singers, Michelle Baird, Ceara Grehan and Lynne McAllister have performed across the UK and Ireland as The Leading Ladies for twenty years. Their unique harmony arrangements will bring you a nostalgic programme of vintage swing and 1940s classic songs.

Saturday 1 June 

  • 12:15 – 2:15   - Leading Ladies Trio
  •  3:15 – 5:15 – Soda Popz

Sunday 2 June

  • 1pm – 3pm – Soda Popz
  • 4pm – 6pm – Leading ladies Trio

Free to attend (there will be a charge for some activities at the event).

Find out more about how Ards and North Down Borough Council are commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing

Bangor Bay D-day Boat Trip - Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024

Times: 12noon - 1pm | 4pm - 5pm (both days) Price: £14pp

Do you know about the crucial role Bangor had to play in preparation for the D-Day Normandy Landings? Step aboard the Ocean Crest as we commemorate 80 years of this momentous time in history with a guided tour of Bangor Bay.

Find out more and book now.

Sustainability
Ards and North Down Borough Council is committed to reducing their carbon footprint. They encourage visitors to travel via public transport, bring along refillable water bottles, reusable bags to pick up goodies at the event and to dispose rubbish in the correct bins when on-site.

Read more about Sustainability.

Getting here

By car | Do you plan to drive to the event? Allow plenty of time for your journey. If you are travelling by car follow directional road signs to Bangor City Centre, and check out what car parking is available in the city (free and charged).

Car parking | Ards and North Down Borough Council

Quay Street Car Park will be closed from Tuesday 28 May, reopening on Wednesday 5 June to allow for set up and take down of the event.

Public Transport | The nearest rail and bus station is Bangor, located in the City Centre, approx 10 minute walk from the seafront down/up a slight incline. For information on timetables, visit Translink.co.uk

Event site | Useful information

Accessibility | All flat surfaces on hard concrete. Disabled parking available in city centre car parks, check available car parking (free and charged). A guide to the local car parks. South Pier Toilets and Portaloos on site. Accessoloo will be in attendance both days.

Dogs | Well behaved dogs are permitted under the supervision of their owners and must remain on lead at all times.

Please note: - Quay Street Car Park will be closed from Tuesday 28 May, reopening on Wednesday 5 June to allow for set up and take down of the event.

Details subject to change. Keep checking back to their website, follow their facebook page or sign up to their ezine for updates.

[Please note, this event is being photographed/filmed. Images may be used in Ards and North Down Borough Council promotional material. If you do not want your image to be used, please inform the event staff].

For more information on safe alcohol consumption, visit the Drink Aware website.

Tickets & Pricing
Sat, 01 Jun 2024 12:00 - 6:00pm
Sun, 02 Jun 2024 1:00 - 6:00pm

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