Amazing Street Art Festival coming to Larne this July!

Friday 28 June 2024

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is delivering an exciting new Street Art Festival from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 July 2024!

Over 28 international, national and local street artists will transform the A8 underpass pillars at Narrow Gauge Road in Larne over the three-day period. The festival is being delivered under the Revitalising Town Centres project, which has been 90% funded by the Department of Communities and 10% funded by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

The artists will begin working on their creations on Friday 26 July and members of the public are invited along to the family-friendly festival party at the site on Sunday 28 July from 2-4pm. Attendees can celebrate and look on as the artists transform the underpass area and enjoy entertainment, food vendors and music.

Communities Minister Gordon Lyons said “I am pleased to see how my Department’s funding contribution is making a real and positive difference towards revitalising Larne town centre through this initiative. The artwork and accompanying festival will undoubtedly showcase the town centre as a creative, vibrant and interesting place to visit, and will contribute to improving the Larne streetscape overall.”

Artists attending this year’s festival include:  Malarky, Shona Hardie, Hicks, Woskerski, KVLR, Zippy, FGB, Emic, Ana Fish, Kerrie H, Wee Nuls, Pens, Killian, Danni Simpson, Fenz, Alana, Imogen , Lost Lines, Leo boyd, Conor McClure, JMK, Katrina, Kilian, Shane Ha, Klo Wi, Kayde , Niall Ol, Noys and Razer.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Beth Ager MBE, said: “I am delighted to welcome to the Borough all the amazing artists involved in Larne Street Art Festival. I look forward to seeing this regeneration work get underway in Larne - which will create a high-quality environment and support the town’s long-term economic and social prosperity.”