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Your Visit


Getting to ISLAND Arts Centre is easy. We’re nestled on the banks of the River Lagan at Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council’s award winning ISLAND Civic Centre.

ISLAND is located within walking distance from Lisburn City centre and is close to high street shops, main bus and train stations and is supported by excellent road links such as the M1, just 1 mile away. Both Northern Ireland Airports - George Best City Airport and Belfast International Airport are under 30 minutes-drive away.

Our full address is ISLAND Arts Centre, ISLAND Civic Centre, Lagan Valley ISLAND, The ISLAND, Lisburn BT27 4RL. Click on any of the ‘Get directions’ circles below for a link to useful travel information to assist with planning your visit.

Bus & Train



Located within the scenic Lagan Valley Regional Park, the ISLAND team loves to welcome cyclists from the Tow-path. Please note we have a dedicated cycle park at the front entrance at ISLAND Arts Centre. Perfect if we want to rest and visit one of the arts centres exhibitions or sculpture trail.


Served by the M1 and A1, travelling to ISLAND Arts Centre couldn’t be easier. On approaches to Lisburn, just follow the signs to ISLAND Civic Centre, Lagan Valley ISLAND. For SatNav users, our postcode is BT27 4RL

Alternatively click here to download links to directions to ISLAND Arts Centre

Parking and Drop Off at ISLAND Arts Centre

Park FREE and securely at ISLAND Arts Centre. There are over 300 car parking spaces at Lagan Valley Island. At the entrance to ISLAND Arts Centre there are 13 car parking spaces with 5 dedicated spaces for patrons with limited mobility and 2 spaces for Parent/Toddler Parking. A further 10 dedicated parking spaces is reserved next to the main Civic Centre approach for drivers with limited mobility.

Click here to view 360° aerial footage of the ISLAND and its car parks.

Click here for a map of on-site car parking facilities

Click here for a list of off-street Public Parking in Lisburn. Queens Road, Quay Street and Union Street would be the closest to ISLAND Arts Centre.

Coach drop off point is at main entrance of the ISLAND Civic Centre, at the front of Lagan Valley ISLAND. To ensure a safe arrival, we request that large groups accessing the ISLAND by coach / bus inform the Box Office team at time of booking.