Cultural & Historical Societies of Ballymoney

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Cultural & Historical Society

Cloughmills Cultural & Historical Society

Edgar Aitcheson

22 Strand Park, Cloughmills, Ballymena BT44 9LL

028 2763 8437

Meeting at Cloughmills Memorial Orange Hall

Last Thursday of each month at 8:00 pm


Ballymoney Irish Dancing Festival

Joan McClean

9 Mill Cottage Way, Stranocum BT53 8AX

028 207 42960

Irish Dancing Competition

Last week in April each year.

Comhaltas Ceoltoin Eireann

The Secretary

38 Bridge Road, Dunloy, BT44 9AN

028 2765 7048

Traditional music classes, workshops and session

Weekly during term time.

JML School of Irish Dancing

Julianna McLester

5 Heatherlea Place, Ballymoney BT53 7BH

028 2766 6641

Irish Dancing

Meeting at Castle Street Community Centre, Ballymoney

Every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday


Ballymoney Literary & Debating Society

Barbara J Cooke

“Dunlis” 10 Seaport Avenue, Portbalintrae BT57 8SB, Tel: 028 2073 2708

Three Act Plays, Summer Theatre, One Act Plays, Theatre Outings and Play Readings

Meeting at the Magherabuoy House Hotel, Portrush

First Monday of the month.

Barazina Drama Club (Speech, Drama & Music Theatre)

p1-p3  2.30-3.30 Ballymoney Parish Hall

p.3-p.6 3.30-4.30 Ballymoney Parish Hall

EVERY THURSDAY during term time

Contact: Denise Rosborough

Barazina Performing Arts

Tel:07545 244 482


Language & Literature

Ballymoney Creative Writers

Anne McCusker

32 Lisheegan Lane, Ballymoney BT53 7JZ

028 2766 5804

Writing short stories and poetry. Occasional public readings and social evenings

Meeting at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre

Tuesday 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Conaadh Na Gaeilge C.A.M.D

  An Rúnaí

38 Br. An Droichid, Dún Lathaí BT44 9AN

028 2765 7048

Irish Language Classes

Tuesdays 7:30pm – 9:00pm


Ballymoney & District Male Voice Choir

Dr John Johnston

6 Tullaghgore Road

Ballymoney, BT53 6QF

028 2766 3512


Performing at concerts & church praise services

Meeting at Dalriada School

Mondays 7:30 pm September – March

Barazina Youth Choir

High-energy choir for 7-14-year-olds

Singing songs from Disney, Broadway and Gospel

EVERY TUESDAY evening  during term time 5.45-6.45 pm

Social Centre – Edward Street

Contact: Denise Rosborough

Tel: 07545 244 482


Comhaltas Ceoltoin Eireann

The Secretary

38 Bridge Road, Dunloy, BT44 9AN

028 2765 7048

Traditional music classes, workshops and session

Weekly during term time.

Comhaltas Rasharkin

Jeannie McGrath

25 Gortahar Road, Rasharkin, BT44 8SB

028 2957 1310

Traditional music classes for all ages.

Meeting at Rasharkin Primary School

Tuesday 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Dunaghy Accordion Band

Jim Chestnutt

3 Donegore Drive, Antrim, BT41 1DT

028 9446 6754

Meeting at Dunaghy Accordion Band Hall

Monday 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Dunaghy Flute Band

David McAuley

26 Parklands, Ballymoney, BT53 7QU

077 3060 9282

The tuition of fluting, drumming and drill practice.

Meeting at Donaghy Orange Hall

Wednesday 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dunloy Accordion Orchestra

Mark McIntyre

17 Charlotte Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6AY

028 2766 3587

Attending concerts, contests and parades.

Meeting at Dunloy Orange Hall

Twice weekly 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Girona Orchestra

Stacey Graham

35 Apollo Avenue Portrush, BT56 8HH

028 7082 9593

Concerts, competitions and other public events.

Meeting at Trinity Presbyterian Church Hall

Thursdays during term time.

Riada Concert Group

Roberta Murray

7 Grange Drive. Ballymoney BT53 7BW

028 2766 3905

Teaching accordion, keyboard and drumming skills. Giving public performances.

Meeting at St James Church Hall

Saturday 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Route Singers

Noel Linton

9 Mill Cottages, Portstewart BT55 7GB

028 7083 4159

Choral Singing.

Meeting at Dalriada School

Thursday at 7:30 pm from September – April

Vow Accordion Band

Julie Ann Taggart

20 Bravellen Road, Ballymoney BT53 7DS

028 2766 3319

Teach drum and accordion. Annual Carol Service

Meeting at Vow Orange Hall

Every Wednesday 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Barazina Youth Choir

4 Esdale Terrace

Green door


BT53 7QH

Visual Arts

Ballymoney Amateur Photographic Club

Zilah McCaughan

43 Kilmoyle Road, Ballymoney BT53 6NR

028 2074 1233

Photographic tuition and competitions.

Meeting at Ballymoney Town Hall

Second and fourth Monday each month 8:00pm -10:00pm

Dunloy Art Club

Sharon Lerwill

1 The Meadows, Ballymoney BT53 6AX

028 2766 3587

Art Classes.

Meeting at Conihaltas Centre Dunloy


Loughguile Art Club

Rose Henry

10 Gruig Lane, Cloughmills BT44 9JD

028 2763 8608

Painting classes for all ages.

Meeting at The Millenium Centre, Loughguile

Mondays 7:30pm – 9:30pm

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