Ards Historical Society programme 2016/2017

Meetings are held in the Ards Arts Centre, the Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards at 8pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Visitors are always welcome. Workshop meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month as listed below.


14th September Laura Spence "The Rhyming Weavers of Ulster"

12th October John Grace "History of the Londonderry Family"

9th November Clive Scoular "Constance Markievicz & The Easter Rising 1916"

14th December Mervyn Bell "History of Policing in Ireland


11th January Ian Wilson "Shipwrecks of the Co. Down Coast"

8th February Peter Stark "Children of the Empire - The Blackwoods of Clandeboye"

8th March Paul Whitla "The battle of Trafalgar - The Ulster Connection"

Fourth Wednesday dates are 28th September 2016, 26th October 2016, 23rd November 2016, 25th January 2017, 22nd February 2017.














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