‘Dig for Victory’ Culture Night 2018 @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Sep 21 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

‘Dig for Victory’

Friday 21st September 2018 @ 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

A chance for little evacuees to learn about Dig for Victory and the Second World War. Roll up your sleeves for hands-on activities.

  • Make a carrot lollipop
  • Make a Ration book and Identity card
‘We’ll Meet Again’ – Culture Night 2018 @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Sep 21 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

‘We’ll Meet Again’

Friday 21st September 2018 @ 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Close harmony vocal trio Swingabella and their live band will perform love songs from the 1940s while the Bellehoppers demonstrate dance routines from that bygone era.

  • Song and Dance performances every hour
  • Wartime entertainment

Come along and dance!

Macmillan Coffee Morning at NIWM @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Sep 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Macmillan Coffee Morning at NIWM

Friday 28th September 2018

10am to 12 noon

The Northern Ireland War Memorial is hosting its annual Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September 2018 in the museum gallery from 10am to 12 noon.

Come along and help us raise some money for Macmillan by drinking a cup of coffee and eating some delicious cake.

Hope to see you there!




21 Talbot Street,




There’ll be Bluebirds over… @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Oct 11 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

There’ll be Bluebirds over…

Singing and Reminiscence Workshop

Thursday 11th October 2018

1.30 – 2.30 pm


Visit the museum to look back at life in Northern Ireland during the Second World War. Have a slice of wartime cake and a cup of tea. Sing-along to songs from the 1940s with live piano by Karen Diamond.

Fully Wheelchair accessible.

This is a FREE event with limited spaces therefore booking is essential.

To book a space contact: or telephone 02890320392 Option 3.


Working to become Dementia Friendly.

In association with Age-friendly Belfast.

Belfast Positive Ageing Month Events Guide:

Northern Ireland War Memorial

21 Talbot Street




Overhead and Underfoot – The Second World War Legacies around Lough Neagh @ The Old Courthouse, Market Square, Antrim
Oct 16 @ 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Overhead and Underfoot – The Second World War Legacies around Lough Neagh

Conference – 16th to 17th October 2018

The Old Courthouse, Market Square, Antrim

Places FREE but LIMITED – BOOKING ESSENTIAL (150 spaces available Day 1 and 50 spaces for Day 2)

Lough Neagh Partnership through its Heritage Lottery funded Landscape Programme will be hosting a two-day conference on the cultural legacy of the Second World War on the Lough Neagh area.

Day 1 will deliver a series of presentations and informative discussion on the stories associated with those both from the Lough Neagh area and the service personnel based there. Covering a diverse range of topics raging from military aviation to the stories of evacuees, the conference has something for everyone.

Day 2 will involve a guided bus tour around Second World War heritage sites and a visit to the Ulster Aviation Society.

To book a space please contact:

Lough Neagh Partnership,

The Marine Centre, 135a Shore Road, Ballyronan, BT45 6JA

Telephone: 028 7941 7941



Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute @ United Kingdom
Nov 11 all-day

On 11th November 2018, the United Kingdom and its friends overseas will mark the day 100 years ago when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute is a series of commemorative events that already has over 800 councils, communities and organisations involved.

To find your local event or for more information on the series of commemorations and on how you can take part please see the below document.

Battle’s Over Guide

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