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Belfast Festival announces 1916 theme in new programme

Events spanning dance, drama art and literature to address themes from 100 years ago
Voice and Verse

Creative Centenaries at European Heritage Open Days

Workshops, performances and showcase of new technology during the 2016 EHOD programme
Still, The Blackbird Sings

Still, The Blackbird Sings set for September tour in Derry

Acclaimed play about Francis Ledwidge's time in Derry will tour to community venues across the city

Online photography competition includes 1916 category

Annual competition looking for public to upload monuments in Ireland linked to the Easter Rising

Easter Rising related archive to be made public

Belfast family with links to the Easter Rising to release large archive to Public Records Office NI
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 12:30
St Anne's Cathedral
Donegall Street
An annual talks programme from St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast returns this year with a number of events linked to the events of 1916. On Wednesday 9 November, Dr Christopher McGimpsey, member of the UUP and Belfast City Councillor, will

Lego used to recreate GPO from Easter Rising

Over 50,000 lego bricks used to form a lego Sackville Street from the 1916 uprising
Genealogical Research
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Staff from leading Irish genealogy firm, Eneclann, will provide a workshop of the basics of sound genealogy research. This workshop will equip attendees with tools and tricks of the trade and is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in building
Soldiers & Rebels
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 14:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
This workshop will look at the records available for tracing the Irish experience in the First World War, the 1916 Rising and the Irish War of Independence. The years 1912-23 saw the deaths of over 55,000 from Ireland in armed
Easter Rising
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 13:00
St Mary's University College
191 Falls Road
BT12 6FE
Thousands of Irishmen were fighting at the front when the Rising took place. Several more thousand were in Ireland, acting to suppress the Rising. Dr Brian Hanley will examine the role of Irish soldiers during 1916, the many connections between


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