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 […]

Maghera Historical Society is hosting a Public Lecture by Dr Margaret Barker about Charles Thomson (1729-1824) of Gorteade, Secretary of the First Continental Congress, at the Lurach Centre, Church Street, Maghera, County Londonderry  on Monday 30 September 2013 at 8.00 pm.  

Trinity Presbyterian Church Bailieborough The First 125 Years 1887-2012 Incorporates the Churches of Second Bailieborough and Seafin There are still many Presbyterian churches without a written history so it is always great to see a new congregational history appearing. This one, written by Leslie […]

Family History Seminar Date: Wednesday, 18th September 2013 Location: Performance Area, Linen Hall Library, Belfast Time: 12 noon – 5 pm Learn how to access and research records to trace your family’s history, with contributions from The Public Record Office […]

The 16th European Heritage Open Days programme in Northern Ireland is being held on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2013. The EHOD 2013 Brochure (pdf) has been published detailing the 400+ properties and events due to open to the public free of charge. […]