QEII Platinum Jubilee Programme

30th March 2023

Royal Connections Heritage Trail

Connecting the kings, queens, castles and kingdoms of the Causeway Coast and Glens From mythological princesses, to medieval sites, the tyrants of folklore, and modern monarchs, […]
6th September 2022

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee timeline

6th September 2022

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee exhibition panels

7th July 2022

‘When the Queen Came’ children’s storybook

26th May 2022

Queen’s Jubilee Resource Pack

12th May 2022

Royal Memories

As part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Programme, Causeway Coast and Glens Museums carried out a number of oral history interviews […]
18th February 2022

Mark Humphrys – The Queen’s Irish Ancestors

The long and rich Irish ancestry of the Queen is well-known to genealogists but not known to the public. I will explain how the Queen has […]
11th February 2022

Cormac McSparron – Royal Sites of the North Coast

This talk looks at some of the most important, later-prehistoric and early Medieval sites in north Ulster, starting with Aileach outside Derry/Londonderry – perhaps the pre-eminent […]
4th February 2022

Bob Morris – Modern Monarchy

Can there really still be a place for monarchy in democratic societies? This talk compares European and other monarchies, and considers whether monarchy can survive as […]
28th January 2022

Seamus Farrell – Imperial Legacies

This talk explores the legacy of 500 years of European imperialism with its issues around colonialism, slavery and racism and pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II […]
21st January 2022

Alan Greer – Cromghlinn to Royal Hillsborough – a Co. Down Town and its Association with Monarchy from the Restoration to the Platinum Jubilee

As a family home, home to the Governors of and Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland and Royal residence, Hillsborough Castle has long had a close […]
14th January 2022

Cormac McSparron – The Kingdom of Dalriada

Dal Riada is a name which resonates through our history, often referenced in popular discourse, a pivotal place in the relationships of these islands. This lecture […]