Special Deals at The Braid Arts Centre this Autumn...

30 September 2011

Music on the Menu

The Braid Arts Centre is happy to announce some new friends on board for the Autumn Season...

The Blackstone Bar and Adair Arms Hotel are joining us with 2 fabulous  new deals for foodies and Cocktail drinkers

Just show your ticket for Flash Harry- Sat 1st Oct, The Elvis Spectacular – Fri 14th Oct,  or Abba The Show – Thurs 27th Oct, at either venue to avail of one of these great offers:

The Blackstone Bar

3.00pm to 6.00pm

10% off all courses when you show your ticket to any of the shows listed

And an After-Show Deal of Flash Harry Cocktails for £3.00 on Sat 1st Oct – just keep your ticket stub


The Adair Arms Hotel

5.00pm to 7.00pm

Show your ticket to one of the shows listed for the Special Pre-Theatre Meal Deal:

2 Course Meal with tea/coffee - just £11.95 per person

Starter plus Main, or Main plus Dessert


Ballymena – Have a great night out !


Film Club at The Braid Arts Centre - A new intimate Cinema at The Braid Arts Centre


Screening a selection of classic, independent and foreign films

For a full review check Facebook & Twitter at ‘Film@TheBraid’


The Braid Arts Centre is pleased to announce 2 new partners with our monthly Film Club


Universal Pictures UK have given our Film Club the Screening Rights to show their new Blu-Ray Release films including a great night out last month with the Coen Brothers Big Lebowski and complimentary White Russian Cocktails for all the audience – a great night out!


This month Waterstones have joined us for The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas on Thursday 29 Sept at 7.00pm, tickets £4 – this film didn’t really get the Box Office recognition it deserved on its theatrical release in 2008, struggling to find a foothold amidst a stampede of blockbusters

But we are here to promote the Films That Make You Think !!!!!!!!!!

This one isn’t always an easy watch – but it will stay with you long after you leave the building!


Rory Kelly, Regional Development Manager for Waterstones, will introduce the film – John Boyne, the author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas worked in Waterstones, Dublin before achieveing literary success


A complimentary glass of wine/ refreshments will be served before the screening


Forthcoming screening this Autumn:


Halloween Double Bill – The Omen & The Shining – Friday 28 Oct at 7pm - £6 for both or £4 each with complimentary refreshment

Cinema Paradiso – an absolute classic that should be in everyones top 10 !!!!!!!! Thurs 17 Nov at 7pm - £4 with comp. glass of Italian wine

It’s a Wonderful Life – need we say any more ! Thurs 22 Dec at 2pm matineee and 7pm – with comp. mince pie and wine




The Braid Comedy Club – we’ll have you in stitches


Every month the Braid Comedy Club has been received with roaring success, selling out on quite a few nights

Showcasing the best of comedy on the Northern Ireland circuit and regular comedians from further afield – a good night is guaranteed


Forthcoming shows; Thurs 20 Oct, Sat 5th Nov, Fri 2 Dec – all shows begin 8.30pm, tickets £5 in advance or £7 on the door

Warning – these shows contain adult material and are therefore suitable for adults only


Find us on Facebook – The Braid Comedy Club



The Braid Real Music Club – bringing it all back home!


Every month The Braid Real Music Club brings the best in live rock, blues, folk, bluegrass and roots music to Ballymena

In October we present ……………



Sat 22 Oct at 8pm – Tickets just £5 !!!!

Original member John Wilson (drums) has been at the forefront of the Irish Blues & RnB scene ever since his days with Them and Van Morrison and, of course, in Taste with Rory Gallagher

They played alongside Jimi Hendrix & The Who, taking the 1970 Isle of White Festival by storm

We are delighted to bring this powerhouse band to The Braid Arts Centre for the first time –


Music lovers …………..  and children of the 60’s …………….. we salute you !!!!!!  



Also coming up at The Braid Arts Centre this Autumn ………….


Mind Reader David Meade from the BBC TV series – The David Meade Project – Sat 8 Oct 8pm £15

Fox News USA said ‘guaranteed to leave you stunned and staggered’


RTE School Choir of the Year Competition – Wed 19 Oct


The Band of the Royal Irish Regiment in Concert – Fri 21 Oct 8pm £12


European Ballet presents The Nutcracker – full Stage Production Ballet – Wed 26 Oct 8pm £14.50


Jake O’Kane – Tear Gas Comedy Tour – Sat 29 Oct 8pm £14


Ulster Orchestra Concert – Tues 29 Nov 8pm £14, £12 & £6


James Huish & The Michael Buble Tribute Band – Sat 3 Dec 8pm £16


Plus it’s Panto Season at The Braid Arts Centre – 7 Dec to 22 Dec

C21 Theatre Company, Belfast presents …… Little Red Riding Hood



Loads more shows on offer to suit all tastes – check out


All our Facebook & Twitter sites are established & managed by Ballymena Arts Partnership members – please email us your comments and suggestions – we welcome your thoughts


Or text ‘Shows’ to 80480 to get special offers direct to your mobile


The Braid Arts Centre …………. Bringing entertainment to the North East !


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