Events

Nov
1
Thu
Music and Word – PRONI Event @ Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Nov 1 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Music and Word

Thursday 1st November 2018

19:30 – 21:30

Public Record Office Northern Ireland – 2 Titanic Blvd, Titanic Quarter, BT3 9HQ

A programme of music, poems and readings in commemoration of the First World War.

This event will include performances by Cantiunculae, The McDowell – Cruise Duo, Frances Mulley and Sam Burnside.

There will also be a debut performance of the choral work ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ composed by Anselm McDonnell.

Admission is free but spaces must be booked on Eventbrite:

 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/music-and-word-a-commemoration-of-the-first-world-war-tickets-50905265018

 

Nov
8
Thu
Early Morning Breakfast Tour of NIWM @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Nov 8 @ 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

Early Morning Breakfast Tour of NIWM

 *Only for delegates attending the Museums Association Conference – Belfast 2018*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us on Thursday 8th November and Friday 9th November 2018 from 07:45 to 08:30 for an early morning tour of the museum. Situated in the Cathedral Quarter, beside St Anne’s Cathedral, NIWM tells the story of Northern Ireland in the Second World War. Learn about the Belfast Blitz 1941, the Ulster Home Guard, the role of women in the war and the presence of US forces.

Afterwards, get a coffee-to-go for a short walking tour through Belfast City Centre towards the Conference venue along some of the streets destroyed in the Belfast Blitz 1941.

Northern Ireland War Memorial

21 Talbot Street

Belfast

BT1 2LD

Telephone: 028 9032 0392

Email: info@niwarmemorial.org

Website: www.niwarmemorial.org

Normal Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10 am – 4.30 pm

*Please note that this Early Morning Breakfast Tour is only for delegates attending the Museums Association Conference – Belfast 2018*

To find out more about the Conference: https://museums2018.insightmobilecms.co.uk/web/view

Nov
9
Fri
Early Morning Breakfast Tour of NIWM @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Nov 9 @ 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

Early Morning Breakfast Tour of NIWM

 *Only for delegates attending the Museums Association Conference – Belfast 2018*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us on Thursday 8th November and Friday 9th November 2018 from 07:45 to 08:30 for an early morning tour of the museum. Situated in the Cathedral Quarter, beside St Anne’s Cathedral, NIWM tells the story of Northern Ireland in the Second World War. Learn about the Belfast Blitz 1941, the Ulster Home Guard, the role of women in the war and the presence of US forces.

Afterwards, get a coffee-to-go for a short walking tour through Belfast City Centre towards the Conference venue along some of the streets destroyed in the Belfast Blitz 1941.

Northern Ireland War Memorial

21 Talbot Street

Belfast

BT1 2LD

Telephone: 028 9032 0392

Email: info@niwarmemorial.org

Website: www.niwarmemorial.org

Normal Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10 am – 4.30 pm

*Please note that this Early Morning Breakfast Tour is only for delegates attending the Museums Association Conference – Belfast 2018*

To find out more about the Conference: https://museums2018.insightmobilecms.co.uk/web/view

Nov
11
Sun
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

Nov
21
Wed
Victories – Frontier Pictures @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Nov 21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Victories (2018) by Frontier Pictures

During the final days of WW1, Otto, a decorated German fighter pilot, is shot down behind enemy lines. Honour, love and humanity ultimately shape this seemingly hopeless situation.

On Wednesday 21st November 2018, Northern Ireland War Memorial is showing one of the first screenings of Victories by Frontier Pictures.

Follow Frontier Pictures on Facebook or visit their website to hear more about the event.

https://www.facebook.com/FrontierPictures/

https://frontierpictures.co.uk/

Director: Thomas Pollock / Writer: Andrew McNeill / Stars: Bobby Calloway, Andrew McNeill, Bryony Randall.

Dec
8
Sat
A December to Remember @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Dec 8 @ 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

A December to Remember

Free Family Event

Saturday 8th December 2018

10.30am to 4pm

Join us at the Northern Ireland War Memorial for Festive Fun with wartime games and toys. Learn how people celebrated Christmas under the restraints of rationing and try your hand in our lucky dip or have a go at cracking a secret Christmas message.

  • Listen to well-loved Christmas songs and singalong
  • Play with wartime games and toys
  • Sample our Ration recipe Christmas cake – made with dried eggs imported from the US

Apr
6
Sat
First Saturday Opening @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Apr 6 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Saturday Opening

✨Exciting Announcement✨

The Northern Ireland War Memorial is excited to announce that it is starting to open on the first Saturday of every month from Saturday 6th April 2019, 12pm-4pm.

Visit us and learn all about Northern Ireland’s role in the Second World War. Listen to 1940’s music and play with wartime games and toys. Dress up in real wartime uniforms and helmets and take part in craft activities suitable for all ages.

Free Admission.

NIWM will be opened on the following dates from 12pm-4pm:

  • Saturday 6th April – First Saturday Opening
  • Saturday 4th May
  • Saturday 1st June
  • Saturday 6th July
  • Saturday 3rd August
  • Saturday 7th September
  • Saturday 5th October
  • Saturday 2nd November
  • Saturday 7th December

#niwarmemorial #NIWM #NIWMSatOpening

Apr
11
Thu
An evening with Mary Pat Kelly @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Apr 11 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

An evening with Mary Pat Kelly

An evening with Mary Pat Kelly, whose films and books on the US forces in Northern Ireland have won awards.

Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 11th April at 7pm.

Mary Pat Kelly will launch her new novel and be accompanied by American Jazz Singer Patti Mages as they weave songs and stories of the Second World War into the presentation.

All Welcome.

To find out more about the event, follow the link to Mary Pat Kelly’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/marypatkelly2/

Northern Ireland War Memorial, 21 Talbot Street, Belfast, BT1 2LD

May
4
Sat
Saturday Opening 12pm – 4pm @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
May 4 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Saturday Opening 12pm – 4pm

Visit us and learn all about Northern Ireland’s role in the Second World War. Listen to 1940’s music and play with wartime games and toys. Dress up in real wartime uniforms and helmets and take part in craft activities suitable for all ages.

Free Admission.

NIWM will be opened on the following dates from 12pm-4pm:

  • Saturday 4th May
  • Saturday 1st June
  • Saturday 6th July
  • Saturday 3rd August
  • Saturday 7th September
  • Saturday 5th October
  • Saturday 2nd November
  • Saturday 7th December

#niwarmemorial #NIWM #NIWMSatOpening

Jun
1
Sat
Saturday Opening 12pm – 4pm @ Northern Ireland War Memorial
Jun 1 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Saturday Opening 12pm – 4pm

Visit us and learn all about Northern Ireland’s role in the Second World War. Listen to 1940’s music and play with wartime games and toys. Dress up in real wartime uniforms and helmets and take part in craft activities suitable for all ages.

Free Admission.

NIWM will be opened on the following dates from 12pm-4pm:

  • Saturday 4th May
  • Saturday 1st June
  • Saturday 6th July
  • Saturday 3rd August
  • Saturday 7th September
  • Saturday 5th October
  • Saturday 2nd November
  • Saturday 7th December

#niwarmemorial #NIWM #NIWMSatOpening

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