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The Big Event - Northern Ireland

1 and 2 June 2018

Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn
Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn

Event description 

The Big Event Northern Ireland is back! Join us at Eikon Exhibition Centre to see Northern Ireland's largest display of vehicles for disabled people and discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with the Motability Scheme. It's free to attend, with free parking and everyone's welcome!

Our friends at Disability Action will also be hosting Northern Ireland's largest Disability Exhibition. That's two days, two great events, all in one place!

Event hosted by

The Big Event is an official Motability Scheme hosted event.

Opening days and times

  • Friday 1 June - 10am till 4pm
  • Saturday 2 June - 10am till 4pm 

Event Location

Eikon Exhibition Centre,
Balmoral Park
Halftown Road
BT27 5RF 

Getting to Eikon Exhibition Centre


By car

Eikon Exhibition Centre is located just 2 miles from Sprucefield at Junction 7.

10 minutes from Belfast
84 minutes from Dublin
Use postcode BT27 5RL in your Sat-Nav

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By train

Eikon Exhibition Centre is located just 4 miles from Lisburn Train Station which is regularly serviced from Belfast and Newry directions.

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By taxi


The recommended taxi company providers are:


Premier Taxi Company, Lisburn
Value Cabs, Belfast


Free parking

We want to make sure that every visitor to The Big Event has a fantastic time and we know that accessible parking is one of the most important things. That's why we do as much as possible to make sure you can park as easily as possible and get to the event entrance without any fuss.

Golf buggy car park service

We provide a golf buggy service all day to help you get from the car park to the main entrance. If you would like to take advantage of this service just look out for the pick up points dotted around or speak to one of our friendly welcome hosts in the car park.

Car park welcome hosts

Our welcome hosts are there to help you with any issues you may have in the car park. From helping you unload your scooter to helping you to the entrance with an umbrella to just having a friendly chat they are there to help you. You can't miss them, they will be in bright yellow coats. If you need any help, just ask!