Lecture: The Loss of Britannic
19:00 - 20:30, Thu 17 Nov 2016
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Lecture on “The Loss of Britannic” (the Titanic’ sister ship) by White Star Line expert Paul Louden-Brown.
BP Portrait Award Slow Art Sundays
14:00 - 15:00, Sun 1 May 2016 - Sun 5 Jun 2016
The Ulster Museum invites you to experience art in a new way: s l o w l y.
Facing the Past
14:00 - 15:00, Wed 4 May 2016
With Dr Vivienne Pollock
Linda Logan - Stitching The Museum
13:30 - 15:30, Fri 13 May 2016
Come along and take part in a convivial workshop embroidering on linen inspired by the collections of the museum. Basic needle skills required.
Judith Neilly Talk - BACK TO THE FUTURE
10:30 - 11:30, Fri 13 May 2016
Irish Linen is leading fabric design, from film and TV, translating it into apparel fabric design and re-toning for interiors.
The Battle of the Somme: Three Armies at War, 1916
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 6 Jul 2016
This lecture will give an overview of the Battle of the Somme and include comparisons between the different armies involved in the campaign, namely the British, French and German.
Commemoration and Public Memory: the 1916 Rising
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 5 Oct 2016
This lecture will explore how the 1916 Rising has been commemorated, including consideration of the message of the 1966 anniversary celebrations in the Republic of Ireland, the organisation of various unofficial commemorations in Northern Ireland, and the significance of these for nationalist and unionist politics in the mid- to late 1960s.
Women, War and Revolution in Ireland
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 4 May 2016
This talk will look at the impact on women's lives of the First World War, the reaction of the suffrage movement to war and women's role in the Easter Rising, a watershed moment for women's fight for equality.