Some of the planned events:
Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th November 2013
Fri 5 – 8pm; Sat 12 – 8pm; Sun 1 – 5pm
Exploring Your Family History
Are you an Ulster-Scot?
Exhibition by Donaghadee Historical Society
and North Down and Ards Family History Society
Donaghadee Methodist Church Hall
Moat Street, BT21 0DA.
This is an exhibition exploring the historical links since 1606
of Donaghadee and the Ards Peninsula with Ulster-Scots.
You will also learn how to trace your family roots
using church records and other genealogy tools.
Saturday 23 November 2013
10am – 3pm
‘A Forenoon Aroon the Ards’
Ulster-Scots Coach Tour
This tour will take you across the Ards tracing
the history of the 1606 Hamilton/Montgomery settlement
as you follow in the footsteps of Hugh Montgomery.
(Tour starts at the Ards Tourist Information Centre.)
Tickets are now on sale via www.visitstrangfordlough.co.uk
- click on the "Buy Tickets" button.
They can also be bought in person from
Ards Tourist Information Centre,
31 Regent Street, Newtownards BT23 4AD.
Sunday 24 November 2013 at 3pm
Ulster-Scots Service of Thanksgiving
Donaghadee Parish Church
Church Lane, BT21 0JA.
This service of thanksgiving will be led by
Presbyterian historian Professor Laurence Kirkpatrick
and the Church Rector, the Reverend Ian Gamble.