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Christmas Closure 2017

The museum will be closed from Monday 25th December and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

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Museum closed on Monday 4th December

The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed to visitors on Monday 4th December as we are hosting the NIMC Museum Forum meeting and Accreditation Awards ceremony.

We will open as normal again on Tuesday 5th December 10.00am – 4.30pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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A Wonderful Wartime Christmas event

Visit the Northern Ireland War Memorial on Saturday 2nd December

A Wonderful Wartime Christmas

10.30am – 4.00pm

Join us at the Northern Ireland War Memorial for festive fun with wartime games and activities for all ages:
  • Learn how people celebrated Christmas under the restraints of rationing.
  • Try your hand in our lucky dip.
  • Have a go at cracking a secret Christmas message.
  • Sample our ration recipe Christmas cake made with dried eggs.
  • Listen to well-loved Christmas songs from the 1940s.
  • Watch the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge as he’s whisked away by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
http://www.niwarmemorial.org/event/wonderful-wartime-christmas/?instance_id=264
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Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute

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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Museum closed Friday 27th October 10-1pm

The museum will be closed on Friday 27th October between 10am-1pm as we are hosting the launch of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

The museum will reopen at 1pm and close at 4.30pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Royal British Legion will operate a Poppy shop in the gallery from Monday 30th October – Friday 10th November (Monday-Friday 9.30am-4.00pm) for supply of wreaths, crosses and other official poppy merchandise.

 

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We’re recruiting!

The Northern Ireland War Memorial (NIWM) is recruiting!

Applications are invited for the following permanent posts…

  • A Business Support Co-ordinator to provide administrative assistance and perform other duties in line with the job description for the post and the current Business Plan. The post involves attendance of 16 hours a week, to be worked over 2-4 days per week. Flexible working patterns and overtime will be expected.
  • A Museum Assistant to guide visitors around the gallery, assist with their enquiries and carry-out other duties in line with the job description for the post and the current Business Plan. The post involves attendance of 20 hours a week, to be worked over five afternoons per week. Flexible working patterns and overtime will be expected.

Remuneration and terms of contract are available on request.

To request a job description and application form, please email info@niwarmemorial.org stating which position you are applying for.

Applications must be returned by 16.00 on Friday 03 November 2017.
Interviews will take place in the week beginning 20 November 2017.

About the Northern Ireland War Memorial

The NIWM is a limited company with charitable status.  Its purposes are threefold: to provide an enduring memorial to the people of Northern Ireland who lost their lives in WW1 and WW2, in particular the Belfast blitz; to provide office accommodation for ex-Service organisations; to commemorate the association of the Armed Forces of the USA with Northern Ireland in WW2.

The NIWM is an accredited museum and as a charity is financially independent and is not reliant on external funding.

The NIWM is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

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Museum Closure, Friday 29th September

Please note that the museum will close today from 11.00 am as we are hosting a conference on the wartime American presence in in Northern Ireland.

fffWe will reopen as normal on Monday at 10.00 am.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Museum

Join us this morning, Friday 29th September, for our annual Macmillan coffee morning. We will be in the gallery until 11.00 am, pop in to sample some homemade treats for a good cause!

Macmillan Coffee Morning

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