The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will host a lunchtime lecture series this June to mark the centenary of the Battle of Messines.

To coincide with the display of Val Carmen’s installation ‘Assembly’, PRONI, in conjunction with the Antrim and Down Branch of the Western Front Association, is hosting a series of lunch time talks on various aspect of the First World War.

Friday 2 June

Dr Tom Thorpe - The British Army in 1917: how serious were the morale problems?

Monday 5 June

Dr Stephen Sandford – Ireland in 1917

Tuesday 6 June

Dr Tim Bowman – The myths of 1917

Wednesday 7 June

Mr Nicholas Perry - The Limits of Partnership: The Irish Divisions in Flanders in 1917

All talks begin at 12.30pm and admission is free. Click the link on the right to register. 

Event Details


2 Titanic Boulevard


Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:30 to Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 14:00

Centenary Event

Tickets and further information

CLICK HERE to register.