Untold Stories
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 20:00
The Guildhall
Guildhall Street
BT48 6DQ
A major event of music, poetry and drama has been announced to mark the close of the Tower Museum's 1916: Untold Stories exhibition. Taking place at The Guildhall on November 23, the event will draw to a close the eight
Somme Remembered
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:30 to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 15:00
Ebrington Square
The Royal British Legion in Derry~Londonderry will host a special weekend of events to mark the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme. 'Commemorating the Battle of the Somme - 100 Years On' will include exhibitions and vehicle displays,
Divided by History
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 20:00
Millennium Forum
6 Newmarket Street
BT48 6EB
A specially created new drama piece inspired by the events of 1916 will take place at the Millennium Forum, Derry on November 10. Based on real events, 'Divided by History, United by Music' is a tale of two men who
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:00
DiverseCity Community Partnership
10-12 Bishop Street
BT48 6PW
The Trial of PH Pearse, by Anthony Russell, is a scripted performance by the Newport Players (with the suport of local performers) and music from Gerry O'Connor. The piece of drama gives the audience/jury the change to deliberate the charge
Island Voices

Island Voices programme to explore the events of 1916

'Language, Identity and Nationhood' is the theme for a series of talks at the Tower Museum in Derry~Londonderry this autumn
Loose Ends

Willie Doherty unveils new Easter Rising inspired artwork

Loose Ends inspired by Doherty’s interest in the relationship between landscape and memory around Easter Rising
Diamond War Memorial
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 13:00
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
BT48 6LU
Trevor Temple to discuss the impact of the First World War on north west Ulster
The Battle of Jutland
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 19:00
Derry Central Library
35 Foyle Street
BT48 6AL
Historian Richard Doherty to examine iconic First World War battle
Battle of the Somme

Londonderry Bands Forum to run series of workshops

Selected History of Ireland in 19th & 20th Centuries workshop programme to be run in Derry~Londonderry
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 19:00
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
BT48 6LU
Historian Seamus Breslin will explore the mindset of soldiers from Derry who were fighting on the Western Front, after hearing about the events of the Easter Rising. Nationalist soldier Tom Kettle’s words on hearing of the Rising have become famous:


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