We are pleased to announce that the Decade of Centenaries Timeline has been nominated for the Celtic Media Festival Kieran Hegarty Award For Innovation. The nomination coincides with the publication of our booklet of Decade of Centenaries Suggested Activities to accompany the website.
Look up and discover the rich architecture of Belfast’s former commercial heart.
Hidden within the urban landscape are buildings that signpost the city’s industrial history. The Cathedral Quarter Tour app provides an illustrated guide to the rich architectural heritage of these buildings and recounts the history of the Cathedral Quarter and through them the story of old Belfast. The Cathedral Quarter Tour app is now available to download for free from the Play Store for Android devices and appStore for Apple devices.
The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society has commissioned Digital Key to create a mobile app that features a heritage trail of the Cathedral Quarter, illustrated through images, text and audio. This Belfast heritage tour app is a pilot project which aims to promote awareness and understanding of the built environment and demonstrate the value of sensitive and creative reuse of our historic buildings. It is hoped that this will provide a useful resource to inform people about the significance and potential of these buildings. To connect people with this shared history so that they will get involved in protecting the future of our built heritage. Continue reading “Cathedral Quarter Tour”
The Decade of Centenaries timeline website was launched on 20th June at PRONI. The aims of the launch were: to introduce the audience to the website, to use it to showcase the content of local archives and to encourage the audience to undertake their own research. Speakers included Dr Éamon Phoenix, Deirdre MacBride, CRC and Stephen Scarf, PRONI. Continue reading “Decade of Centenaries Timeline Website Launch”