Lecture Programme 2015/2016


Date Event Lecturer Title
29 Sept 15 AGM and the
Atkinson Lecture
Dr Olwen Purdue (QUB) Medicine in the Ulster workhouse
13 Oct 15 Lecture Fred Cooper (& Charles Friel) "The Derry Road"
10 Nov 15 Lecture Richard Parkinson Memories of World War II
08 Dec 15 Lecture Dr William Roulston (Ulster Historical Foundation) The Hamiltons of Baron's Court
12 Jan 16 Lecture Richard Edgar Not forgotten: Lurgan and the Great War
02 Feb 16 Annual Dinner
09 Feb 16 Lecture Des Quail Aspects of the history of Banbridge and District - seen through the medium of postcards.
08 Mar 16 Lecture Dr FX McCorry Understanding marriage rites and patterns: 1650 - 1830
12 Apr 16 Members' Night Lecture Dr Ian Hunter American family connections
10 May 16 Evening Outing Ulster Aviation Collection
21 May 16 Annual Saturday Outing Crom Castle, tour of Enniskillen and Devenish Island Monastic Site on MV Kestrel and visit to Headhunters Railway Museum in Enniskillen
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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.