Tag Archives: Historical lectures

Archaeology in Wales Conference 2018 / Archaeoleg yng Nghymu Cynhadledd 2018

CBA  Wales’s first annual archaeological conference. On offer will be: tours to special archaeological sites with specialist guides; updates on the latest discoveries and innovative heritage projects; discussions; workshops, activities, and CPD; and fun social events. All set in lovely Mid-Wales and suitable for professionals, volunteers, students or anyone simply interested in the archaeology of Wales. Register your interest here…

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series – Pete Wilson – ‘How wide was the Frontier? The Roman army in northern England in the fourth century’

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series Join us at the Hedley Centre at Vindolanda for a series of lectures based around the new exhibition in the Locus – The Frontiers of the Roman Empire. Pete Wilson – ‘How wide was the Frontier? The Roman army in northern England in the fourth century’ Dr Peter Richard “Pete” Wilson  is a widely published British historian and…

Grimsby Ice Factory – Europa Nostra

The sign “THE GRIMSBY COMPANY LTD” is painted on a moulded brick cornice and frieze and fixed on a factory in the north of the city. Now after 28 years since its closure, the Grimsby Ice Factory was announced as one of Europa Nostra’s: 7 most endangered heritage sites. Ceasing production in the 1990s the factory was listed as a…

The Lessons of the Titanic

On April the 2nd in 1912; the White Star Line company’s Titanic left Belfast on its maiden voyage to New York City. It would return to Ireland a second time after docking at Southampton, England and Cherbourg, France when it would finally dock at Queenstown (Cobh) before leaving for New York in America. The tale is infamous for the lives…

Clifton Belfast Spring Lectures : From the Guns of August to the Battle of messiness: “Ireland and the Great War 1914-1918.” 

Eamon Phoenix is a political historian and broadcaster and head of life-long learning at Stranmillis University College. During February and March 2018 Dr Eamon Phoenix, alongside esteemed guests will host a series of talks to celebrate the Decade of Centenaries. Phoenix is a political historian and a historical consultant, broadcaster and commentator; lecturer on Modern Irish History; daily columnist for Irish…