Conference: The year of the Somme
The year of the Somme: 1916 in perspective
A conference organised by the Antrim and Down Branch of the Western Front Association, in association with Belfast Somme 100.
This conference will look at various aspects of the First World War in Ireland and beyond. Topics to be covered include the Battle of Jutland, recruitment in Ireland, the archaeology of the First World War in Ireland, the 36th (Ulster) Division after the Somme, and the wider experience of volunteers from West Belfast in the War. The conference will conclude with a tour a HMS Caroline.
The full programme is available here http://www.antrimanddownwfa.org/somme-conference/
Information on how to get to PRONI can be found here:
For more information on the Belfast Somme 100 programme see http://www.belfastsomme100.com/