Unless otherwise stated, lectures are held at 7:45pm in the Lakeview Suite at Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre, Lakeview Road, Craigavon, BT64 1AL
Major T.J. Atkinson ,
9th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Killed in action near Hamel, France on 1st July 1916 while serving with the Ulster Division.
A generous bequest from the Atkinson family helps fund the society's annual history lesson in September each year.
Coronavirus - Covid-19
All of our events have been cancelled until further notice because of the coronavirus emergency.
There will be no Saturday outing this year and we hope to reschedule our visit to Clare at some date in the future.
|24 Sept 19||AGM and Atkinson Lecture||Ann Donnelly||(8:00pm) The Annual Atkinson Lecture. Archive footage from the Northern Ireland Screen: Digital Film Archive (digitalfilmarchive.net). This is a public lecture which is open to all|
|08 Oct 19||Lecture||Simon Wells||The design of greenways in Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council – incorporating and preserving historic and natural assets.|
|12 Nov 19||Lecture||Charles Friel||Irish Ambulance Trains in the Great War|
|10 Dec 19||Lecture||Dr George Legg||Geographies of Boredom & the New City of Craigavon|
|14 Jan 19||Lecture||Alan Freeburn||Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum and the Oral History Project|
|11 Feb 20||Lecture||Mark Bailey||Armagh Observatory: Societal Impacts and Long-term Climate Archive. Celebrating More than 225 Years of Scientific Research at Armagh|
|10 Mar 20||Lecture and Outing||Brett Hannam||(6:30pm) Talk and walking tour of Richhill. The speaker is author of 'Richhill: A Profile of an Ulster Village'. Meet in Friends Meeting House Hall in Irish Street.|
|07 Apr 20||Lecture CANCELLED||
|May 2020||Outing CANCELLED|