September 2017

Newry and Mourne Museum
15th September 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm
Newry and Mourne Museum (2015-05-21)

This Course will offer an introduction to all aspects in the life cycle of an oral history project. It will cover:

  • Commissioning and Planning an Oral history Project
  • Interviewing Skills
  • After the Interview - Editing and Archiving
  • Using Oral History - Exhibiting and publishing

Cost £10 (includes refreshments but not lunch)

Pre-booking essential
To book call 028 3013 3173/3182 or email

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2017-09-15 # Oral History Training‌‌

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Drawing the Naked Sword
Wednesday 13th September 2017
1.00pm - 2:00pm
Lecture Theatre at the
Ulster Museum
LivingLegacies 1914-18 Logo (Aug14)

The Mountjoy Hunger Strike of 1917 and the death of Thomas Ashe The lecture will explore the transformation of the Irish political landscape in 1917 and examine the impact of the Mountjoy hunger strike of 20-30 September. The illustrated presentation will particularly focus on the death during that episode of a thirty-two year old republican from Kerry, Tomás Ashe, the first Irish republican to die on hunger strike. The lecture will trace the roots of new phase of Irish Volunteer activism to county Clare in early 1917 and track the gradual realignment of political support from the Irish Parliamentary Party to Sinn Féin, against the backdrop of major international turmoil and change.

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23/05/2016 # Drawing the Naked Sword

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Duxford battle of Britain Air Show
23rd - 24th September 2017
Imperial War Museum

On this day, 15 September 1940, now known as ‘Battle of Britain Day’, the most decisive fighting of the Battle of Britain took place. The Luftwaffe launched another massive assault, carrying out air raids on London, Portland and Southampton. However, after re-grouping following a change in German tactics, the RAF were in a strong position to meet the threat, resulting in an overwhelming defeat for the Luftwaffe.

The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show brings to life Duxford’s finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station defending Great Britain from aerial attack in 1940. Flying springs into action next week on Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September and don't forget, kids go free.

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WW1 Today For community groups with ambitions or their own First World War projects
Monday 4th September 2017
10.00 - 16:00
The City Rooms, Leicester
LivingLegacies 1914-18 Logo (Aug14)

You are invited: The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has been active in supporting a wide range of community projects across the UK to mark the centenary of World War 1 (WW1). These projects have focussed on a very broad variety of subjects, not just on the military aspects of 1914-18 but also the cultural and societal impacts the war had upon the lives of people and communities in multiple different ways.

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04/09/2017 # WW1 Today

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