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Castleton Lanterns is at Shankill Messines 100

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Talk by Faye Rice at Newtownbreda Library 8th December 2016. Everyone welcome.

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The Castleton Lanterns Exhibition is on show for the month of May in the Grove Library. Hear about the men of the Castleton Lanterns slides – talk from Faye Rice at Grove Library on May 23rd at 11am. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Lectures on the themes of Castleton Lanterns and a community debate on the mythology of the Somme in our society

Dear all Thanks for your interest in our Shining a Light on the Somme Community Debate which was to be on Saturday 12th March. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, we are having to postpone the event. We will … Continue reading

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Alexandra Presbyterian Church – 14 November

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Alexandra Remembers. 8th and 9th November. All Welcome.

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Great European War Memorial at Woodvale Park

An imaginative memorial to commemorate the “lost generation” of the Great War will be erected in a north Belfast park later this month. The Woodvale stone breaks with established tradition in that the loss of life suffered by the German … Continue reading

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More Than A Flag at #BelFest

East Belfast answered the call to arms in World War One. Dan Gordon and Garth McConaghie work with a group of young East Belfast Bandsmen to find out why and create a special performance with songs, poetry, music and drama … Continue reading

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North of Ireland Family History Society Open Day

We are attending the North of Ireland Family History Society’s Open Day this Saturday. Please come along to support it if you can.  

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WW1 Commemoration Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast

Castleton Lanterns was pleased to receive invitations to attend the Commemoration Service at St Anne’s Cathedral on Monday evening, 4th August 2014, the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.  Six of us from Alexandra joined … Continue reading

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