Programme of Events
Meetings & Events
2023 – 2024
Change to Talks Programme
NOTE Change to our meetings. These will be held on 3rd WEDNESDAY evening of the month
Sandel Centre, 6 Knocklynn Road, Coleraine, BT52 1WT
@ 7.30 pm
There are no meetings in July, August nor December.
Visitors are very welcome at all our meetings.
Admission for non-member is £3.00.
Wednesday 18 October 2023 Sandel Centre Coleraine Grainne Milner-Mcloone, a musician and Doctoral researcher who is completing a PhD on the Sam Henry folk collection at Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. She will be both talking about, and singing from, the Sam Henry collection. The talk will commence at 7.30pm sharp.
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED Tuesday 19 September 2023 CCGBC Museums Services Works & Collections
Tuesday 16 May 2023 – The Life and Times of Rev GV Sampson – A Social Reformer, Speaker: Fiona Pegrum
Tuesday 16 May 2023 The Life and Times of Rev George Vaughan Sampson – A Social Reformer 1762 – 1827 Speaker: Fiona Pegrum Fiona Pegrum is a Qualified Genealogist and current Chair of the Society who researches and speaks on various North West historical characters. In this talk she will discuss the life of the
Cancelled Saturday – 24 June 2023 Annual Outing / Trip Ulster Aviation Society Tour of Historic Antrim £30 Lunch Included ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ITINERARY 9.15 am: depart by coach from Riverside shopping centre, Coleraine (B&Q section of car park), arriving Holiday Inn Express, Dunsilly at 10.00 am for tea/ coffee and scones. 10.30 am: leave Dunsilly
Tuesday 18 April 2023 Surnames of the North Coast talk by Dr Niall Comer Niall is a lecturer in Irish and Translation Studies on the Magee Campus, Ulster University. He lives in Glenullin, Co. Derry, and was president of Conradh na Gaeilge from 2017-2022. He has published widely and regularly gives guest lectures on various
Annual General Meeting (AGM) Lodge Hotel Coleraine AGM: 6.30 pm start MEAL : 7.00 pm FUN QUIZ – after meal Dear Member, The Society’s Annual General Meeting and Dinner will take place in The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine, on Tuesday 21 March 2023. The AGM will start promptly at 6.30pm. The
‘Along the North Coast with AJSSketchArt’ Tuesday 21 February 2023 Adrian Steele FRSA Adrian Steele, FRSA, is a visual artist and singer who seeks to promote community through art. His particular interests are in the built environment and the folksong tradition, and he offers talks and presentations centred on these areas. Any and all proceeds
Robert Anderson Memorial Talk for Coleraine Historical Society The Story of the Barmouth Moles 15 November 2022 November 2018 saw the untimely death of Robert Anderson, previous Chairman of Coleraine Historical Society. As a tribute to Robert, the November talk was thereafter designated The Robert Anderson Memorial Talk. Robert always had an interest in
18 October 2022 The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law Speaker: Professor Graham Walker This month’s talk on The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law will be delivered by Emeritus Professor of Political History at Queen’s University Belfast. He has published extensively in the subject areas of British and Irish history and politics. He is the
20 September 2022 – “Hugh Barr – A Man Outstanding in His Field” Talk by Barrie Barr THREE times winner of the World Ploughing Championship 1955, 1956 and 1957 Barrie will give a talk on his father the three times world ploughing champion ploughman, whos’ record of three consecutive World Ploughing Championships has stood
CLICK LINK – CHS Talks Programme Autumn 2022 – Spring 2023
Place Names of the Barony of Coleraine Speaker: Dr Niall Comer Located on the North-Eastern coast of Ireland lies the market town of Coleraine. It is situated just over three miles from the northern coastline with the North Atlantic Ocean. Coleraine or Cúil Raithin means ‘corner of bracken’ and its surrounding barony has a rich
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
Coleraine Historical Society AGM and Talk on The Gaelic Harp by Mark Doherty The Meeting, which is open to Coleraine Historical Society members only, will see the election of Committee and Office Bearers. Nominations and new committee members are welcome and we would encourage Coleraine Historical Society members to consider taking an active role in
15 Febraury 2022 – From Belfast to Bendigo , The Life and Work of Dr William Graham – Speaker Mary Heffernan
From Belfast to Bendigo: The life and work of Dr William Graham 1859-1917 Talk by Mary Heffernen Mary Heffernan is a doctoral research student at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her special interest is in the history of psychoanalysis in Ireland from 1911-1998. She is a practicing psychotherapist working in London. A graduate of
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
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