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Inspiration from an Online Archive: How to use amazing new digital resources for creative design

For a long time fashion history, archives, and second hand clothing have been an important inspiration for fashion designers in their design process. Imagine what happens if you can access fashion and textile museums archives from anywhere and see all samples, garments, colour at once along with background and technical information. Both units illustrate how to access digitized collections to…

Prisoner of War

Life inside a castle is not always luxurious. In the 18th century Edinburgh castle is not a residence of royalty, but home to prisoners of war from across Europe and America. Hear about life within the castle prisons from one of the inmates who may be plotting an escape. Tour Times: 11.15am 12.15pm 2pm 3pm Included in admission price.

“Christmas is a Lusty Fellow” – The Georgian Christmas. A talk by Dr Annie Gray

Annie Gray is a historian, cook, lecturer, broadcaster and writer specialising in the history of food from 1600 until the present day. Her Georgian Day lecture looks at what we did before the Victorians reinvented the jolliest of seasons. The event includes tea/coffee and a mince pie. This event is part of the Armagh Georgian Festival and tickets must be…

Guided Tours of Armagh Observatory and Astropark

Follow the Christmas Star with a tour of the Observatory, Human Orrery and Astropark, learning about their history, scientific research and science programmes. Journey back some 2000 years in time to learn about the star the Wise Men followed to find Baby Jesus, Suitable for adults and children aged 10+. Two price options are available to include the tour,show and…

Cennick 300 seminar

A seminar and tour highlighting the 300th anniversary of the birth of Moravian evangelist, John Cennick, and his influence in the Ballymena area. The seminar will be held at Mid-Antrim Museum at the Braid on Friday 2 November 2018 followed by a tour of sites related to John Cennick on Sat 3 November. Booking details will be available from Sept…

’The 15cBooktrade Project – Printing R-Evolution’

The results of the ambitious 15cBooktrade Project are so unexpected that they will be shared in an innovative exhibition at the Museo Correr in Venice from 1 September – 7 January 2019. This talk in London by Cristina Dondi and Geri della Rocca de Candal will introduce their findings, the exhibition and a new charity that will provide emergency conservation…