Blitz 80: Putting the Pieces Together

When:
22/04/2021 @ 2:00 PM
2021-04-22T14:00:00+01:00
2021-04-22T14:15:00+01:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum
028 9032 0392

Blitz 80 Lecture Series

Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 2:00pm via Zoom

The Northern Ireland War Memorial and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland invite you to a series of presentations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Belfast Blitz.

The Belfast Blitz consisted of four German air raids that took place during the Second World War in April and May 1941. This joint series will explore different facets of the Blitz and showcase archives and artefacts in the possession of PRONI and NIWM.

Lecture 3: Putting the Pieces Together: Exploring the Blitz through archive images, film and first-hand accounts by Ann Donnelly, Janet Hancock and Jenny Haslett

Archivists and heritage experts will discuss and explore some of the artefacts and resources that are available at Northern Ireland Screen, Northern Ireland War Memorial and PRONI. This session will include presentations by:

Ann Donnelly: Access and Outreach Office at Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive

Janet Hancock: Deputy Head of Public Services, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Jenny Haslett: Museum Manager at the Northern Ireland War Memorial.

This event is taking place on Zoom. Visit the following link to book your place now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blitz-80-putting-the-pieces-together-tickets-145278729591?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch.

Registration closes one hour before the event and an invite link will be sent to everyone registered one hour before the beginning of the event.

 

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