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Autumn Fayre at The Ballance House

The Ballance House, 118a Lisburn Road, Glenavy, Lisburn, Co Antrim, BT29 4NY
Autumn image of the front of The Ballance House

About

Autumn family fun event at The Ballance House.  Saturday 8 October, 12 - 4 pm.  

-  Special musical guests: Lisburn Ukes

-  Craft Fair 
-  Guided House & Exhibition tours

-  Wood-turning demos

-  Local apple varieties, apple juice and cookbook for sale

-  Magician shows at1, 2 and 3 pm
-  Free kids’ apple-themed crafting activities 

-   Face-painting

-  Tree seed planting with LCCC Big Tree Project

Tea barn open for snacks and light lunches, including soup, sandwiches, traybakes and apple tart.

Disabled access.  Free car parking.   Well-behaved dogs welcome.

Join a guided tour of the House and Ulster-New Zealand Exhibition to find out who John Ballance was and hear about his many achievements including helping to secure the vote for women.  

All proceeds go the upkeep of The Ballance House.  Entrance donation £3 adults, under 14 £1.50 and under 5’s free.  

The Ballance House is a unique historical venue in the Glenavy countryside, well worth a visit!

Numbers on tours restricted so book in on arrival.

Card payments accepted.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted

Attraction Facilities

  • Guided Tours Available

Catering

  • Picnic Area

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Unique venue

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Opening Times

Season (8 Oct 2022)

* 12 - 4pm

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