Programme

18 January 2022 – History of Coleraine Football Club – Hunter McClelland

 History of Coleraine FC Guest speaker – Hunter McClelland Coleraine Historical Society will continue their monthly programme with a talk on The History of Coleraine FC. The speaker will be Hunter McClelland. Hunter McClelland was born in Coleraine, in a year when Coleraine played in an Irish Cup final and grew up in Limavady where …

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16 November 2021 – 3rd Robert Anderson Memorial Talk – “A Thorny Subject”

The Robert Anderson Memorial Talk ‘A Thorny Subject’   7.30 pm  – 8.30 pm  Speaker: Neal Anderson   Coleraine Historical Society is delighted to host the third, annual Robert Anderson Memorial Talk on Tuesday 16th November. The talk is entitled ‘A Thorny Subject’ and will be given by guest speaker Neal Anderson, the son of …

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19 October 2021 – Photography and Folklore Talk – Kenneth Wood

Photography and Folklore Talk  Tuesday 19 October 2021 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm Coleraine Historical Society will continue their monthly programme with a talk on Photography and Folklore.  The speaker will be Kenneth Wood. This is a change to the original schedule. Kenneth Wood is a retired History teacher who hails from the county that …

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15 June 2021 – The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation- Geoff Warke

The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation Speaker Geoff Warke, Chair Coleraine Historical Society Tuesday 15th June 2021 7.30pm  Geoff`s story tells of a dramatic incident, described in many newspapers as a `sensation`, that gripped the small village of Castlerock in 1892.  Seeking to purchase an ingredient for a summer cordial, the local Presbyterian minister Rev Dr William …

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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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20 April 2021 – Homes for Heroes – Nigel Henderson

Tuesday 20 April 2021 Homes for Heroes Nigel Henderson   In this presentation, Nigel Henderson will be talking about the cottages built for veterans of in the Coleraine and Portrush districts in the 1920s. The talk will include a brief background to the cottage-building scheme and brief details of the numbers of cottages built in …

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16 February 2021 –  `The First 100 Years of C.R.F.C & H.C. – More Than a Rugby Club`

16 February 2021 – `The First 100 Years of C.R.F.C & H.C. – More Than a Rugby John Logan will talk on One Hundred Years of Coleraine Rugby Football, Cricket and Hockey Club. John is a Retired School Principal, University Teacher and Education Adviser and has been a Member of C.R.F. C and H.C. since …

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