News

A documentary about Portico!

We're famous!

The lovely people at Belfast-based television company NVTV have made a documentary all about Portico. It tells you all about before, during and after the restoration process and includes information on the congregation, origins of the charity, the history of both the...

Neil McClure is a Heritage Angel Award Winner!

Portico's Neil McClure wins Best Rescue of an Historic Building at The Ulster Architectural Heritage Angel Awards. Well deserved!

We know Neil would be the first to say this is a win for everyone involved. So THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who has helped us restore Portico: from the congregation...

Festiv'Ards was fabulous!

Some highlights from the festival

Thank you to all our artists, all our patrons, our sponsors Ards and North Down Borough Council, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BBC Radio 3, and, most especially, to all our volunteers.

Radio 3 from Portico

Lunchtime recitals 14-17 June

After our fabulous Opening festival at Portico, the BBC has decided to broadcast four of our concerts as Lunchtime Recitals on Radio 3.
Tune in at 1pm on 14-17 June 2016 to hear the sensational Sarah-Jane Brandon accompanied by Gary Matthewman, the extraordinary finesse of Finghin Collins...