UPCOMINGEVENTS

We've put together a list of up and coming events within The Gobbins area. We are confident that you, your family and friends will have a memorable time with us. Thank you for visiting and enjoy!

From the Gobbins team.

Rock N Roll Years

Rock ‘n’ Roll Years and Dance Hall Days is back!

After last year’s smash hit tour this wonderful nostalgic musical hits the road again!

The all-star cast will once again take you on a whirlwind journey through the musical decades of the 50s and 60s.

Paying homage to the lives and music of the Everly Bros, Johnny Cash, The Four Seasons, Ruby Murray, Bobby Darin and Elvis!

Plus many of your favourites.

Don’t miss this year’s new show! You won’t be disappointed!

Opening Times

Thursday 4 April 2019 Doors open: 7.30pm Show starts: 8pm

Cost

Tickets: £20

Address

McNeill Theatre, Larne

Contact Details


Hand to the Plough: Robert Burns Exhibition

This exhibition seeks to explore how Burns’ identity, work and life influenced Mid-Antrim, examining how and why our rural communities celebrate and protect their perceived connections with rural Scotland.

 

Opening Times

Thursday 10 January 2019 To Wednesday 13 February 2019

Cost


Address

Carrickfergus Museum

Contact Details

For more information contact 028 9335 8241 or email carrickfergusmuseums@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.

Ships & Airships

Coastal Defence during the First World War

Marking the end of the First World War, this exhibition explores the war at sea around our shores. A particular focus of the exhibition will be the Bentra Airship station at Whitehead, which was home to the first military aviation facility in Ireland – one that played an important role in the First World War.

Please rsvp to Carrickfergus Museum

T: 028 9335 8241
E: carrickfergusmuseums@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

 

Opening Times

Saturday 20 October 2018 To Saturday 5 January 2019 Launch event: Saturday 20 October, 7pm

Cost


Address

Carrickfergus Museum And Civic Centre

Contact Details

Please rsvp to Carrickfergus Museum T: 028 9335 8241 E: carrickfergusmuseums@midandeastantrim.gov.uk
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Booking is OPEN now

 

Welcome to The Gobbins….

The Gobbins Coastal Path is available for booking until Sunday 5th January 2020 and we look forward to welcoming you.

Due to the popularity of the spectacular guided walk it is advisable that visitors book in advance. We would also like to remind visitors partaking in tours that suitable outdoor clothing and walking/hiking boots with thick tread and ankle support are essential.

Our visitor Centre is open daily from 8.30am to 7.30pm and the Café (view menu) is open daily from 9.30am until 5.00pm.

Please contact us on 028 9337 2318 or email info@thegobbinscliffpath.com if you would like further details.

New Feature for 2019

Download your French and Spanish audio guide onto your smart phone

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gcdtech.gobbinsguide&hl=en

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-gobbins-multilingual-guide/id1461138639


 A spectacular location where you can truly escape everyday life and experience nature at its most elemental. During your amazing 2.5 hour fully guided walking tour you may even taste the sea salt on your lips, feel the Irish Sea wind, marvel at tales of local smugglers, witness the native sea birds and keep your eyes open for some dolphins swimming off the rugged coastline.

The Gobbins experience will take you along a narrow path hugging the dramatic cliff face; across spectacular bridges amid the crashing waves of the North Channel; traversing hidden Tunnels under the Irish Sea; up and down rugged staircases carved into the cliff face and into caves that were once home to smugglers and privateers.

 

The Gobbins Experience

The Gobbins Path is an arduous trek that is often narrow and uneven, accessed by a very steep pathway. Due to the nature of the rugged coastal location suitable outdoor clothing and walking/hiking  boots with thick tread and ankle support are essential. Without exception, all guests must wear a safety helmet whilst experiencing The Gobbins. To enjoy The Gobbins a good level of fitness is needed. You must be fit enough to climb 50 flights of stairs and walk a very steep 1 in 5 gradient.



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