Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 13:00
PLACE Built Environment Centre
7-9 Lower Garfield Street
Belfast
BT1 1FP
Enjoy a free walking tour of sites of interest in Belfast related to 1916, delivered by PLACE NI. A century ago the impact of both the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme were felt throughout Ulster, particularly in

Tower Museum Explores Derry’s Historic Links With 1916

Creative Centenaries and Tower Museum to launch exhibition and events programme
Friday, March 4, 2016 -
13:30 to 16:30
PRONI
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
Antrim
BT3 9HQ
Afternoon workshop session for community leaders, councils, educators and more
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 14:30
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
BT3 9HQ
Workshop to show how to edit and upload information to Wikipedia articles, with an emphasis on Easter 1916 and the Somme. This event is organised by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, the official archive for Northern Ireland. PRONI
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
10:00 to 12:00
Stranmillis College
Stranmillis Road
Belfast
BT9 5DY
Hosted by Jonathan Evershed and using Co-operation Ireland’s Entwined Histories series as a case study, each session will explore the why and how in running a project with a youth or community group during the decade of centenaries. Jonathan Evershed
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 14:30
Nerve Centre
7-8 Magazine Street
Derry
Londonderry
BT48 6HJ
Creative Centenaries to host free teacher training session around innovative 1916 resources
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:00
Assembly Buildings
Fisherwick Place
Belfast
Antrim
A conference exploring how the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme came to be central in how Ireland views its past and present
VR

VR company adopt First World War focus

Virtual reality tour of the Battle of the Somme to enhance opportunities for schools to explore war period
For Valour

Councils produce new Somme comic book

Exploits of Tommy Chambers from Armagh, Thomas Hughes VC from Monaghan and Anne Acheson explored in new comic book
letter

Somme letters offer fresh insight into battle

Letters written during First World War battle have been made public through Royal Mail project

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