War Stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference
14 Nov

The Linen Hall Library (LHL), the Antrim & Down branch of the Western Front Association and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) present a FREE morning conference to share stories from the Great War discovered and researched by community groups, local projects or individuals over the centenary period (2014-2018).

This will be held at the LHL, 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast BT1 5GB.

9.30-9.45

Registration

9.45-10.00

Opening address

10.00-11.30

Dr Tom Thorpe - Men - Behind the Glass – Campbell College Belfast

Jason Burke - East Belfast and the Great War

Jonny Conn -Irish Church Lads Brigade in the Great War

Margaret Graham - WW1 Nurses – the Northern Ireland Connection

11.30-11.45 

Coffee

11.45-13.15

Ruth Osborne and Emeilia Regattieri - The life of James Weddick on HMS Caroline

The Tonagh Ladies - War learnings

Stephen Scarth/Ian Montgomery - Stories from the PRONI archives

Professor Keith Lilley - Narratives from Living Legacies

Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North Belfast BT1 5GB
14 Nov 2018 09:30