No experience required: Creative writing course
Tuesday 29 Jan 2013
“A Window on Emigration” is the theme of a six-week creative writing course for the Over 50s being held at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh. The creative writing course is part of National Museums Northern Ireland’s Live & Learn Project.
Museum Choir in splendid voice ready for Christmas
Tuesday 20 Nov 2012
On the 5th, 12th and 22nd December, visitors will be invited to wrap up warm, leave the hustle and bustle of modern life behind and enjoy a musical Christmas treat at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum in Holywood, courtesy of the newly formed 50+ Christmas Choir, organised as part of the Live and Learn programme at National Museums Northern Ireland.
Celebrate Thanksgiving in true American style
Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
On Thursday 22 November the Ulster American Folk Park will lay out an all-American celebration, recreating the mood and flavours of a traditional Pennsylvanian Thanksgiving Day in times of Civil War.
Hallowe'en at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Thursday 18 Oct 2012
The scariest time of the year is creeping up on us again as the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum gets ready to welcome a host of witches, wizards, ghosts and ghouls and all their young apprentices.
Museum Training Scheme launched
Monday 15 Oct 2012
Following the success of the first Collections Skills Initiative in 2011, twelve more people have secured the opportunity to develop their career in the museum sector.
Short’s SC1 aircraft receives Engineering Heritage Award
Friday 5 Oct 2012
Short’s SC1 vertical take-off aircraft receives Northern Ireland’s first Engineering Heritage Award. The aircraft, built in Belfast in 1960 and currently on display at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum at Cultra , was recognised as being the first British fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing aircraft.