October 2013

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Groundbreakers: Episode 4 Ulster’s Forgotten Radical Isabella Tod Sunday 27 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland ISABELLA TOD – A Presbyterian Pioneer of Her Day A television documentary on the life of Isabella Tod, presented by Margaret Mountford, will  be broadcast […]

Ulster-Scots History & Heritage Lecture Friday 8th November 2013, 7pm Tower Museum, Union Place, Derry/Londonderry. ‘The Presbyterians of the North-West: religion, politics, and Magee College, Derry, 1798-1914’ Andrew Holmes (Queen’s University Belfast) The lecture is being generously hosted by Derry […]

Episode 3: William Thomson, Lord Kelvin Sunday 20 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland William Crawley looks at the life of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, ‘The Man who Shrank the World’. William Thomson, born in Belfast in 1824, into a […]

PRONI and The Open University in Ireland are giving a Family History lecture series.  Dr Janice Holmes and Dr Barry Sheehan will examine the working lives of families in the past, with examples from PRONI’s collections. Lecture on Thursday, 17th October at 6.30-8.00pm in […]

Groundbreakers: Episode 2 Amy Carmichael Sunday 13 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland Sir Mark Tully investigates the legacy of Amy Carmichael. See the BBC Groundbreakers web page for this episode. BBC Programme Information Press Release  

Wednesday 16 October 2013 at 8.00 pm The next lecture in the 2013-14 Programme ‘The Rev Dr James Denham, Pastor, Preacher and Defender of Presbyterianism’ by the Rev Ivor Smith will be held in Kilfennan Presbyterian Church. 54 Rossdowney Road,  Londonderry BT47 […]

Celebration Events Saturday 12th – Friday 18th October 2013  and continuing thereafter on a monthly basis until November 2014. Some highlights from the programme: Monday 14th – Friday 18th October 1.00 pm Library Treasures 10 minute lunchtime talk on the […]

Groundbreakers: The Extraordinary Life of Castlereagh Sunday 6 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland Historian Dr John Bew uncovers the extraordinary life of this man who grew up at  Mount Stewart in County Down. Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, was born […]

A Short Course from the Lifelong Learning Department at Stranmillis University College, Belfast. Tutor: Dr William Roulston, BA, MA, PhD, FSA Scot Research Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation Plantation Towns: the urban history of Ulster in the 1600s The […]