Special Lighting Schedule

Lighting Up Council Buildings

The Council receives numerous requests from various charities and members of the public, to light up its buildings certain colours to recognise and raise awareness of many important issues and campaigns.

The table below shows when the buildings (Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Conway Square Newtownards and/or McKee Clock, Bangor) will be lighting up this year, for which cause and in which colour.

Date Occasion Colour Location
20 September Recycle Week Green Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
21 September Organ Donation Week Pink Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
25 September National Police Memorial Day Blue McKee Clock, Bangor
4 October Guide Dogs 90th Anniversary Blue Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
7 October Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day Teal Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards
10 October World Mental Health Day Purple Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
13 October Breast Cancer Awareness Day Pink Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
15 October Baby Loss Awareness Pink & Blue Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
19 October Paint the Town Pink Pink Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards 
22 October NI Centenary Light Up Blue & Green Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock Bangor
25 October Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Awareness Day Purple Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock Bangor
29 October World Stroke Day Purple Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
4 November  Light the world in teal – Alzheimers Foundation Teal Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards 
11 November & closest weekend Remembrance Day Red Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
12 November World Pneumonia Day Blue Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
14 November World Diabetes Day Blue Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
18 November World Pancreatic Cancer Day Purple Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
20 November  World Chldren's day Blue Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
1 December World Aids Day Red Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
3 December International Day for People with Disabilities Purple Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor
11 December NSPCC Christmas campaign  Green Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Newtownards and McKee Clock, Bangor

Request to Light up our Buildings

To make a request to have our designated properties (Ards Arts Centre/Town Hall, Conway Square Newtownards and/or McKee Clock, Bangor) illuminated please email landrequests@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk

Please note all requests are subject to our Lighting Policy and Council ratification.