• Westbourne Presbyterian Community Church Lecture Series


    Also known as known as ‘The Shipyard Church,’ Westbourne Presbyterian Church on the Newtownards Road in East Belfast was the biggest signing centre for the Ulster Covenant in 1912 after Belfast City Hall....

  • Fermanagh County Museum – Peace Studies Project

    Peace Studies is a four-year project led by Fermanagh County Museum, looking back at the First World War in the context of 2014-2018, which has engaged over 100 students.

  • Commemoration Through Poetry and Verse

    Over a series of four workshops we worked with a group of women from North and West Belfast to look at the First World War through poetry written by men and women poets about that era.

  • This is What We Sang

    ‘This is What We Sang’ was accompanied by an exhibition and a companion publication, and was performed by The Kabosh Theatre Company in the Belfast Synagogue as part of the Belfast Festival. ...

  • Meeke and the Major

    This project focused on the First World War, and in particular the Battle of Messines. It centres on the relationship between Private John Meeke a local Orangeman from Benvarden and Major William Redmond who was a famous nationalist MP. Focusing on this unique relationship has helped to define...

  • An Inclusive Covenant

    Developed through an on-going partnership and series of discussions among congregants of Gilnahirk Presbyterian Church and St Colmcille’s Catholic Parish in East Belfast, ‘An Inclusive Covenant’ was written and signed by participants as an alternative version of the Ulster Covenant for the...

  • journey together

    Journey Together - North West Schools Jointly Remembering the Centenary 2016

    The project was initiated by the Trustees of the Churches Trust, who are the leaders in the North West area of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Methodist Church, and Presbyterian Church. The aim was to bring young people and schools together for a positive learning and commemoration...

  • The Poppy and the Lily

    During the centennial years, from 2014 through to 2018, a project named The Poppy and the Lily has been delivered at a wide range of venues. At its core is the desire to enable people to learn more about the origins and purpose of two of the most significant commemorative symbols in our divided...