Open House Festival was established in Belfast in 1999 and moved to Bangor in 2013. It has been organically grown and tenderly looked after by two local people, Kieran Gilmore and Alison Gordon, who are still at the helm.

Open House Festival Ltd is a voluntary organisation, a registered not-for-profit charity with the Charity Commission NI and a company limited by guarantee.

Charity No: NIC103648  Company Reg No: NI42872                          


Festival team:

Kieran Gilmore

Alison Gordon

Lesley Richardson

Sarah Kiely

Management board:

Stephen Dunlop (Chair)      

David Lennon

Stephen Roycroft              

Nick Garbutt

Kathryn Thomson              

Janette Sheerman

The festival is supported by:

Open House Festival is a member of: