Tag Archives: First World War

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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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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Lights out for a shared moment of reflection

At the headquarters of 38 (Irish) Brigade in Lisburn, final preparations have been made at the Garrison Church where members of the Armed Forces and their families will gather at 10pm for a service during which the lights will go … Continue reading

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Free event: Historic Screening at Belfast City Hall 8th August

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Mapping Limerick’s Casualties during World War One

Guest post: Liam Hogan – Limerick City Library Website Address: limerickww1.wordpress.com As part of Limerick City Library’s strategy to improve access to local history resources through digitisation, I launched a Twitter account which tracked life in Limerick 100 years ago … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Castleton Lanterns at the NI War Memorial

The Castleton Lanterns display at the NI War Memorial runs until the end of May 2014. Thanks to Culture Northern Ireland for the coverage. Read the article by clicking here.

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