Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00
Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
'Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-1918' is the work of renowned photo-journalist, historian and battlefields guide, Michael St Maur Sheil. To mark its opening in Belfast this September, Sheil is delivering a lecture on the exhibition at
First World War recruitment
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 14:00
2 Titanic Boulevard
The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will host a half day conference on conscription and recruitment during the First World War. This event will examine how conscription was implemented in the UK, resisted in Ireland, and how recruitment
Weeping Window

Volunteer poppy ambassadors sought for Weeping Window installation

Sculpture installation comes to Ulster Museum as part of 2017 International Arts Festival
The Battle of Messines

Creative Centenaries unveil new graphic novel on the Battle of Messines

The Nerve Centre’s Creative Centenaries project has produced a new graphic novel on the Battle of Messines, told through the experiences of real life characters. The Battle of Messines began
war at sea
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 13:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gradens
The Ulster Museum in partnership with Living Legacies is beginning a new programme of First World War events for 2017 with a talk on the war at sea in 1917. For the war at sea, 1917 has been called ‘the
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
A special First World War conference takes place at the Ulster Museum in Belfast this June. World War One Today: Sharing Community Research during the Centenary of World War One, is a free event for individuals and groups interested in

Donegal council's 1916 minutes to be released

Council minutes from the time of the Easter Rising offer fascinating insight into Donegal life in 1916

Free schools workshops on the Battle of Messines

Students get new graphic novel resource on Messines and use digital technology to explore the battle

Joint commemoration to mark Messines centenary

Secretary of State announces shared UK and Ireland commemoration for the Battle of Messines

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


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