•  We win the Arts & Business NI’s ‘Forestside Choice Award’ for being “a stand-out arts organisation”.


  • Our volunteers win a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) Award.
  • Portico’s Manager Verity Peet wins an ‘Audience Delight Award’ for ‘Best Newsletter’ from Thrive, the NI audience agency.


  • Portico's Chair Neil McClure wins ‘Best Rescue of an Historic Building’ at The Ulster Architectural Heritage Angel Awards. 


  • Our restoration architects Maxwell Pierce win ‘Best Cultural Project’ at the Royal Society of Ulster Architects awards.

On Television

  • 2022      Featured in ‘Mahon’s Way’ series by Westway Film Production for UTV.
  • 2020    Featured in ‘The Glazed Foreshore’ documentary by NVTV.
  • 2018    ‘The Portico of Ards’ - a documentary by NVTV.
  • 2017    Featured in ‘Great British Restorations’ for Channel 4.