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Folk Park gets ready for jam-packed Bluegrass festival
Thursday 24 Jul 2014
An international line-up of top class musicians will once again gather at the Ulster American Folk Park later this summer for one of Northern Ireland’s biggest music events – the annual Bluegrass Festival.

Folk Museum Puts On Its Dancing Shoes
Thursday 26 Jun 2014
A major new exhibition on Irish dance will open to the public tomorrow (Friday 27 June) at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum as part of the Folk Museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Food and Craft
Thursday 19 Jun 2014
Food and Craft on the weekend menu at Ulster American Folk Park

Artistic Talent Of Local Pupils
Thursday 19 Jun 2014
George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with the Ulster Museum to offer their adopted schools a unique opportunity in art. 

Bangor And Back For A Bob!
Monday 19 May 2014
Choo choo! All aboard! Take your family to Bangor and back this 7 & 8 of June on a vintage steam train courtesy of Translink and The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland as part of North Down Borough Council’s Seashore Festival – Ships, Trains, Planes & Automobiles Event.

Budding artists have designs on Drawing Day
Friday 16 May 2014
Artist Bill Gatt will be appearing at the Ulster American Folk Park this Saturday (17 May) for a special master class to mark National Drawing Day.  

Glenarm Gears Up For Bioblitz 2014
Friday 16 May 2014
The Glenarm Estate in County Antrim has been selected as the Northern Irish entry in Ireland's BioBlitz 2014. 

History of bicycles as Giro pedals into town
Thursday 8 May 2014
The Dandy Horse, Velocipede and Penny Farthings aren’t bicycles that are likely to be seen during this week’s Giro d’Italia, but they can be viewed at a specially curated exhibition.   

Art Of The Troubles Exhibition Opens
Thursday 10 Apr 2014
A major new exhibition featuring a broad representation of artists responses to the Troubles has opened at the Ulster Museum.

Grand National Advertisement
Thursday 10 Apr 2014
ULSTER FOLK & TRANSPORT MUSEUM UNDERGOES A MAKEOVER FOR CHANNEL 4 GRAND NATIONAL ADOne of Northern Ireland’s leading tourist attractions was transformed into lively scene from the 1700s for Channel 4’s latest promo for the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival which will premiere on all Channel 4 networks - Friday, March 21st at 9pm.         

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