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”
Just putting the finishing touches to the Decade of Centenaries Timeline, a new free educational web resource that provides an illustrated timeline of events from Ulster’s history; 1885-1925. The website was commissioned by Community Relations Council NI to reflect its Remembering the Future – A Decade of Anniversaries initiative. We will be holding a launch for the website during Community Relations Week which runs between 16th-20th June 2014. The launch will provide an introduction and demonstration of the new Decade of Centenaries Timeline with talks from Dr Éamon Phoenix and PRONI on researching and using archive material to give context to the Decade of Anniversaries events.