Lecture Programme 2014/2015


Date Event Lecturer Title
16 Sept 14 AGM and the
Atkinson Lecture
Dr Greer Ramsey Bronze age gold jewellery: the tale of a twisted torc
14 Oct 14 Lecture Pat Close Eels on Lough Neagh
11 Nov 14 Lecture in association with Craigavon Museum Services Robert Wallace The 9th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers (This lecture replaces the one shown in our printed programme.)
09 Dec 14 Lecture Roger Dixon MBE The Donegall family and other great landowners of Lough Neagh
13 Jan 15 Lecture Damian Woods The Armagh Railway Disaster
03 Feb 15 Annual Dinner
10 Feb 15 Lecture Linda Fullerton The Lurgan Jewish Community 1890-1955
10 Mar 15 Lecture Roddy Hegarty St. Patrick and the early church in Armagh
14 Apr 15 Members' Night Lecture Mervyn Gilmour Growing up in the Birches 75 years ago
05 May 15 Evening Outing The Ballance House, Glenavy, restored birthplace of John Ballance, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1891-1893
16 May 15 Annual Saturday Outing Newry and Mourne Museum at Bagenal's Castle followed by Greenore and Carlingford
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The Atkinson Lecture is a public lecture. It starts at 8:00pm. All other lectures start at 7:45pm and, unless otherwise stated, they are held in the Lakeview Suite of Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre which is situated on Lakeview Road, Craigavon, BT64 1AL - between Rushmere Shopping Centre and Craigavon Lakes.

The lecture to be held on Remembrance Day 2014 (11 November) is in association with Craigavon Museum Services.