Programme of Events

Meetings & Events

2023 – 2024 Talks Programme now published on website.


 We now have face to face meetings  at the Sandel Centre, these will be “hybrid” meetings   until further notice to accommodate those members who wish to continue viewing by Zoom.   If you need guidance to join using Zoom please use the “Contact Us” form on the website  and state  your contact details and we’ll be in touch asap.


Our meetings are normally held on 3rd Tuesday of the month in:

Sandel Centre, 6 Knocklynn Road, Coleraine,  BT52 1WT 

@ 8.00 pm 

(please note NEW start time).

There are no meetings in July, August nor December.

Visitors are very welcome at all our meetings.

Admission for non-member is £3.00.

Event Information

TALKS Programme 2023 – 2024

Coleraine Historical Society Talks Programme 2023 – 2024 ‘The talks are varied, with a wide range of subjects sure to appeal to both members & visitors. I think it is wonderful to see that five of the talks will be given by individual members of committee with a sixth, the 2024 AGM talk, also comprising

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19 April 2022 – Reflections on the Bann – Speaker Derek Sinnamon

  Reflections on the Bann Derek Sinnamon Coleraine Historical Society is delighted to announce a return to in-person talks on Tuesday 19th April 7.30pm, at The Sandel Centre Coleraine, the meeting will adhere to social distancing guidelines. Members unable to attend in person will receive an email zoom link.  The speaker will be Derek Sinnamon

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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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