Summer Parks & Open Spaces Events & Activities

Enjoy even more activities and events in our parks and open spaces this summer!


Bat Walk & Talk

Fri 13 Sep | 8.00pm 

Lurgan Park | £6.50

The evening will consist of an introductory talk providing details on bats and their habitats before exploring the park with bat detectors, in search of the little flying mammals.

Suitable for participants aged 8+ must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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Himalayan Balsam Bashing Days 

Thu 16 May | Thu 23 May | Thu 6 June | Thu 20 June | Thu 4 July

10.00am – 12.00pm 

The Big Balsam Bash is back and we’re rallying volunteers to tackle Himalayan Balsam on the Portadown to Newry Towpath. This is an invasive species causing unrest to our native plants and wildlife and we encourage you to meet at Moneypenny’s Lockhouse to lend a hand!

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Archaeology Kids Activity Programme 

Tue 20 – Thu 22 August | 10.00am – 2.00pm

Lurgan Park | £19.50 per child

Delve into our ancient times and discover how our Mesolithic ancestors lived. Over the 3 day programme, children will learn how archaeologists excavate, try their hand at historic crafts and learn how to identify artefacts and piece together pottery.

Suitable for ages 8-14 years

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