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Sam Henry Documentation Project

Documentation of the Sam Henry collection is being carried out in conjunction with the community engagement aspect of the ‘Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the […]

Local community groups give the Sam Henry Collection a new Lease of Life

“I feel inspired to keep Sam Henry’s work alive” Between April and June 2017 four groups from across the Causeway Coast and Glens area participated in […]

Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the Future Project Overview

Connecting with the past, collecting for the future Coleraine Museum has received a grant from the Esmee Fairbairn Collection Fund administered by the Museums Association of […]

Sam Henry and Playful Museums

‘Playful Museums’ is a programme for children under 5 years, their parents and carers, linking them with their local museum. The project is organised by the […]

Exploring Sam Henry’s Preservation of Ulster-Scots Traditions

Exploring Sam Henry’s preservation of Ulster-Scots traditions Coleraine Museum received funding from the Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) Ulster-Scots Academy, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure to […]

Sam Henry Research Project

In 2011 Coleraine Museum commissioned a research project to discover more about Sam’s life, works and influence. Dr John Moulden undertook this research which was jointly funded […]

Sam Henry Collection Overview

The Sam Henry Collection consists of c.11,000 items and includes photographs, books, diaries, article proofs, correspondence and much more. As well as the Songs of the […]

Sam Henry Collection Introduction

Sam Henry, born in Coleraine, is best known as a Folklorist and recognised for his ‘Songs of the People’ series that ran in the Northern Constitution […]