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  • Writer's pictureLove Ballymena

MEA residents and visitors can experience a summer full of fun and adventure!

Children playing with bubbles outdoors

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has unveiled a vibrant line-up of free and low-cost activities for all ages to enjoy this summer.


Council’s new ‘Summer Sorted’ campaign has just launched with an array of live performances, cultural exhibitions, artisan markets, and family-friendly events - sure to keep everyone entertained this summer!


Mayor Alderman Gerardine Mulvenna has encouraged residents and visitors alike to seize the opportunity to make the most of everything the Borough has to offer.


"From the natural beauty of our surroundings to the heart-warming traditions that make Mid and East Antrim unique, there is something for everyone to relish. Our Borough is bursting with life and energy, and we invite everyone to join us in experiencing the joy and wonder that this summer holds."

Map of Mid & East ANTRIM


“Whether you're seeking an adventure-filled day with the family or a moment of tranquillity in our stunning landscapes, Mid and East Antrim has it all." she said.


For families, the highly anticipated #MEActive Summer Scheme returns to help kids channel their boundless energy into fun and engaging activities. Meanwhile, adults can stay fit and active in state-of-the-art gyms located in across three leisure centres: Seven Towers in Ballymena; the Amphitheatre in Carrickfergus; and Larne Leisure Centre.


The Mayor continued:

“So, escape the ordinary and embark on a journey of discovery right on your doorstep. Explore the sights and sounds of our Borough, immerse yourself in cultural exhibitions that celebrate our heritage, and indulge in the rich flavours of our artisan markets.


“Whether you're a music enthusiast, a theatre lover, or a dance aficionado, our diverse range of events promises an unforgettable experience for all and I will do my very best to arrange the sunshine!”


For more information on the exciting events and activities happening throughout the Borough this summer download your guide here:

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