Lecture Programme 2016/2017


Date Event Lecturer Title
27 Sept 16 AGM and the
Atkinson Lecture
Alister McReynolds My 18th Century Irish genealogy in prose and poetry
11 Oct 16 Lecture Dr. Brian Turner Ulster surnames (note: this is a change from the original planned lecture)
08 Nov 16 Lecture Richard Warner The Scarva Danes Cast, the Black Pigs Dyke and the boundaries of ancient Ulster
13 Dec 16 Lecture David Weir Craigavon: A history in 30 objects
10 Jan 17 Lecture William Beattie Caledon
07 Feb 17 Annual Dinner
14 Feb 17 Lecture Primrose Wilson The Follies Trust
14 Mar 17 Lecture Roger Dixon Portadown and the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
04 Apr 17 Members' Night Lecture Various members Early recollections of Craigavon Historical Society
09 May 17 Evening Outing 50th Anniversary Event at Brownlow House at 7:00pm
20 May 17 Annual Saturday Outing To be announced
Previous year

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.