Coleraine Historical Society

Established in 1984​

Welcome to the
Coleraine Historical Society

We aim to promote the study of and public interest in the history, antiquities and life of the greater Coleraine Area

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We aim to promote the study of and public interest in the history, antiquities and life of the greater Coleraine Area

The Bann Disc

Buy the Bann Disc. The journal of the Coleraine Historical Society. Available as a softback book from our online shop.

Events Programme

To promote the study  and  history of  the greater Coleraine Area we deliver a series of talks and an annual study trip.

Keep up to date with our latest news

18 May 2021 – The History of the NW 200 – Mervyn White

Tuesday 18 May 2021  The History of the NW 200  Mervyn White The talk covers the race from its inception in 1929 up until the 90th anniversary which took place in 2019. It contains very interesting information covering the 90 years with up to date details on the management of the North West 200 today.

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Tuesday – 20 April 2021 – Homes for Heroes Nigel Henderson

Tuesday 20 April 2021 Homes for Heroes Nigel Henderson About 45 Members and guests tuned in to watch Historian Nigel Henderson, from The History Hub Ulster,  present ‘Homes for Heroes, Coleraine & Portrush Area’ on Tues 20th April. Nigel took us through the 3 types of ‘cottages’ built for WW1 Veterans, expertly researched and beautifully

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19 January 2021 – Tom Fraser – The Creation of Northern Ireland

ZOOM Meeting – Recorded – 50 minutes 19 JAnuary 2021  – The Creation of Northern Ireland – Professor Tom Fraser     Professor Thomas G. Fraser MBE is Emeritus Professor of History at Ulster University.  Educated at the University of Glasgow (MA, Ewing Prize) and the London School of Economics (PhD in International History), he

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