Events

Sep
21
Fri
‘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!

Sep
28
Fri
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,

Belfast,

BT1 2LD

02890320392

Oct
11
Thu
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: education@niwarmemorial.org or telephone 02890320392 Option 3.

 

Working to become Dementia Friendly.

In association with Age-friendly Belfast.

Belfast Positive Ageing Month Events Guide:
http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/community/Seniors/Positive_Ageing_2018.aspx?E_EventGroup=Positiveageing

Northern Ireland War Memorial

21 Talbot Street

Belfast

BT1 2LD

02890320392

Oct
16
Tue
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

Email: info@discoverloughneagh.com

facebook.com/loughneaghlp

twitter.com/loughneaghlp

#LoveLoughNeagh

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

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