LARNE MUSEUM & ARTS CENTREHISTORICAL TALKS BY DR DAVID HUMESnapshots in time:the history of postcardsThurs 22nd March 2018, 7.30pm 9.00pnmPostcards are a relatively new historical phenomenon andhundreds of thousands once made their way across theworld annually. This illustrated talk traces the origin of thepostcard, production techniques and subjects etc.The War to end all warsThurs 26th April 2018, 7.30pm - 9.00pmThe First World War ended in November 1918, after fourlong years of hardship, destruction and great loss of lifeThis talk looks at the outbreak of the war, some of the keybattles and the role of Irish and Ulster soldiers. Stories ofsome of the local men and women who served are includedin this presentationThose in peril on the sea:shipwrecks and stranding on theLarne Coast, 1781-1953Thurs 31st May 2018, 7.30pm 9.00pmThe coastline around Larne has claimed many ships overthe generations and this talk deals with many of them,highlighting individual vessels, the story surrounding them,and what efforts were made to make the coast a saferplace for seafarersAverse to history: the story of events inIrish history through poetry and songThurs 21st June 2018, 7.30pm 10.00pmThis presentation is a collaboration between local historian Dr DavidHume, writer Davy Moore and singer lain Irvine. It tells historythrough verse, with readings from poets and writers such as early Celtic saints, privateer JohnPaul Jones, poets John o' the North, Alice Milligan, John MacNeill, William J. Hume, JohnClifford, W. F. Marshall and others.These are free events however places are limited andshould be booked in advance by contactingLarne Museum& Arts CentreLarne Museum & Arts Centre, 2 Victoria Road, Larne, BT40 1RNOpening Hours: Mon Fri 10.00am 4.30pm. Free admission.T: 028 28 262443 E: marian.kelso@midandeastantrim.gov.ukhttps:/Isites.google.com/site/larnemuseumandartscentre/Mid & EastAntrimBorough Council

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LARNE MUSEUM & ARTS CENTRE HISTORICAL TALKS BY DR DAVID HUME Snapshots in time: the history of postcards Thurs 22nd March 2018, 7.30pm 9.00pnm Postcards are a relatively new historical phenomenon and hundreds of thousands once made their way across the world annually. This illustrated talk traces the origin of the postcard, production techniques and subjects etc. The War to end all wars Thurs 26th April 2018, 7.30pm - 9.00pm The First World War ended in November 1918, after four long years of hardship, destruction and great loss of life This talk looks at the outbreak of the war, some of the key battles and the role of Irish and Ulster soldiers. Stories of some of the local men and women who served are included in this presentation Those in peril on the sea: shipwrecks and stranding on the Larne Coast, 1781-1953 Thurs 31st May 2018, 7.30pm 9.00pm The coastline around Larne has claimed many ships over the generations and this talk deals with many of them, highlighting individual vessels, the story surrounding them, and what efforts were made to make the coast a safer place for seafarers Averse to history: the story of events in Irish history through poetry and song Thurs 21st June 2018, 7.30pm 10.00pm This presentation is a collaboration between local historian Dr David Hume, writer Davy Moore and singer lain Irvine. It tells history through verse, with readings from poets and writers such as early Celtic saints, privateer John Paul Jones, poets John o' the North, Alice Milligan, John MacNeill, William J. Hume, John Clifford, W. F. Marshall and others. These are free events however places are limited and should be booked in advance by contacting Larne Museum& Arts Centre Larne Museum & Arts Centre, 2 Victoria Road, Larne, BT40 1RN Opening Hours: Mon Fri 10.00am 4.30pm. Free admission. T: 028 28 262443 E: marian.kelso@midandeastantrim.gov.uk https:/Isites.google.com/site/larnemuseumandartscentre/ Mid & East Antrim Borough Council