Tag Archives: history

Re-Imagining the Ring Exhibition

The Rollright Trust is holding an temporary exhibition of sculptures at the Rollright Stone King’s Men Stone Circle. Young artists have helped the project by filling in the gaps of the surviving stone circles that have been left by Britain’s prehistoric ancestors.

Mary’s Hand

Mary’s Hand is a new work of music theatre. Mary Tudor, first Queen of England, invites the audience to participate in her story through an interactive game of cards, much of which resonates with the present: religious conflict; female leadership; England’s relationship with Europe; the role of the monarchy itself.

Summer Solstice at Beaghmore Stone Circles

Come along and welcome the first day of summer as the sun reaches the most northern point in the sky. Enjoy the Summer Solstice at Beaghmore Stone Circles and learn about the fascinating history and significance of the stones. What’s more you’ll be treated to local talents as we bring you back in time. Your trip to the darkest sky…

The O’Neills Story, Tullaghoge Fort and Hill of the O’Neill

 The story of O’Neill clan has caught the imagination of travelers and locals alike. So join us walking in the footsteps of the O’Neil clan.  From visiting their inauguration site at Tullaghoge Fort attendees will encounter myths and truths as historical facts are uncovered to help understand this powerful dynasty Following on from this, the tour will travel a minute section…

Repton Lecture and Walk

Richard Wheeler, the National Trust’s garden history specialist, comes to the home of Humphry Repton’s favourite work. Richard explores the life of Humphry Repton with a talk lasting about an hour and after a small break for lunch (not included) will lead a guided walk highlighting the Repton features of his design for Sheringham Park.

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…