Exhibition NMNI
3rd August - 3rd September 2018
Belfast Room, Ulster Museum
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Conecting Communites - Critical Reflections on WW1 Commemoration

  • Women and Leisure during the First World War - 'An Essential Part of National Work'
  • Refocusing Perspectives - Then and Now Photography of the First World War
  • Diverse Perspectives on a Global Conflict: Migrant Voices and Living Legacies of World War One

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2018-08-03 # Connecting Communities Exhibition‌‌

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The Men Behind the Class
3rd August 2018, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Campbell College, 6TH Form Centre
FREE, booking essential.
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WW1 Poetry Slam

12 A-Level Drama students from schools throughout east Belfast will be working together to create a unique WW1 Poetry Slam event for this year’s festival. The students will have one week of intense creative workshops to create and produce this one-off event. The students will be using research from Campbell College’s WW1 commemoration project, The Men Behind the Glass, which has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in partnership with PRONI. Booking essential as places limited. 

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WomensWork100: an Irish Perspective
17th August 2018, 10am - 1pm
Ulster Museum
LivingLegacies 1914-18 Logo (Aug14)  National Museums Northern Ireland ‌‌Imperial War Museum

National Museums NI and Living Legacies, in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, will explore the breadth of women’s roles in different arenas– from factories and hospitals to homes and churches, representing their political activism, front-line service and home front experiences, against the backdrop of the suffrage movement and greater prominence of women in public life. Hear about the role women played during the First World War locally and the contribution they made across Ireland to the war effort and the struggle for equality.

Speakers include:

  • Katie Childs- Head of Partnerships and Stakeholder Relations, Imperial War Museums
  • Dr. Fionnuala Walsh- Lecturer in History, UCD
  • Dr. Vivienne Pollock- Curator of History, National Museums NI


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European Heritage Open Day
The Men Behind the Glass
8th September 2018, 10am - 12pm
Campbell College, Belfast
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WW1 Archive Open Morning

View WW1 archives, talk to historians and archivists from numerous organisations and bring along your own archives for expert opinion. Tours of the WW1 Memorial available througout the morning.

No booking required and refreshments available.

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2018-09-08 # The Men Behind the Glass‌‌‌‌

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Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum
8th September 2018, 10:30am - 4pm
21 Talbot Street, Belfast, BT1 2LD
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Speed That Spitfire!

Visit the Northern Ireland War Memorial’s Speed That Spitfire event (click here for flyer) to learn about the RAF during the Second World War.

  • Climb inside the cockpit of a full-size replica Spitfire from the Ulster Aviation Society which will be parked outside the museum
  • Explore the aircraft and imagine what it would have been like to fly a Spitfire during the Second World War
  • Dress up in real RAF and WAAF uniforms and have your photograph taken with green-screen technology that will transfer your image onto a Second World War background, creating a high quality souvenir photograph to take home.
  • Take part in craft activities suitable for all ages
  • Listen to wartime museum and view our exhibition about the Home Front during the Second World War

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2018-09-08 NI War memorial, Speed that Spitfire

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