What's On

Take a look at Whitehead and all that it has to offer.

What's On

However you want to spend your free time, you can find a class or a club to suit you in Whitehead. A range of weekly classes are held in the Community Centre on Balmoral Avenue, the Pastoral Centre at Lourdes Church on Victoria Avenue, St Patrick’s Parochial Hall on Edward Road, the Brown Memorial Hall on Cable Road and the Methodist Church Hall on Balmoral Avenue.

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Major Events

Every year WCA aims to deliver 3 annual events in Whitehead. Each of these events is run to foster community spirit and pride in the town.

  • The Easter Monday 5-mile Road Race:  The road race is the oldest non-champion race in Ireland which has been contested since 1924.  The Association has facilitated this event since 2006 which attracts competitive and fun runners from clubs locally and across N.I.

  • The Whitehead Festival:  The festival is run over a 2-week summer period and brings together a wide range of groups and organisations to celebrate the best of Whitehead in a broad spectrum of activities and events.

  • The Victorian Street Fair:  Established in 2008 and run on the last Saturday in November, the street fair celebrates the heritage of the town with its Victorian theme.  Street entertainers, craft and Christmas stalls together with street vendors offer the perfect backdrop to the Christmas lights switch-on.

Community Activities

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Bowling Club

Whitehead Bowling Club consists of an A Team who compete in NIBA Division 1, a B Team who compete in NIBA Division 2, a Ladies Team and also a Veterans Team

Football Club

Whithehead Eagles FC started life in 1976 playing in the Larne & District League.. They now have 2 S

Golf Club

Situated on Muldersleigh Hill, the location of early settlements dating as far back as the early stone age, the site offers unrivalled views over vast areas of land and sea.

Rowing Club

In January 2019 the first ever independent rowing club in Whitehead was set up. By the middle of 2019, WCRC already had 50 members and had bought its first ODY boat. The club currently operates from the Blackhead car park boat park and owns three Celtic One Design Yawls

Yacht Club

County Antrim Yacht Club in Whitehead is a long established Club for sailing and racing. We are also a RYA Recognised Training Centre.

Tennis Club

Enrich yourself with new impressions, get away from the routine and have fun — you can do all this in whitehead Tennis Club.