Outreach project needs local votes to win major award.
Wednesday 19 Jun 2013
An outreach programme for older people run by the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, Co Tyrone and the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum at Cultra, Co Down has been short-listed in this year’s prestigious National Lottery Awards.
National Museums Northern Ireland’s Live and Learn project now has a chance of appearing on national television.
No experience required: Creative writing course
Tuesday 29 Jan 2013
“A Window on Emigration” is the theme of a six-week creative writing course for the Over 50s being held at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh. The creative writing course is part of National Museums Northern Ireland’s Live & Learn Project.
Museum Choir in splendid voice ready for Christmas
Tuesday 20 Nov 2012
On the 5th, 12th and 22nd December, visitors will be invited to wrap up warm, leave the hustle and bustle of modern life behind and enjoy a musical Christmas treat at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum in Holywood, courtesy of the newly formed 50+ Christmas Choir, organised as part of the Live and Learn programme at National Museums Northern Ireland.
Celebrate Thanksgiving in true American style
Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
On Thursday 22 November the Ulster American Folk Park will lay out an all-American celebration, recreating the mood and flavours of a traditional Pennsylvanian Thanksgiving Day in times of Civil War.
Hallowe'en at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Thursday 18 Oct 2012
The scariest time of the year is creeping up on us again as the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum gets ready to welcome a host of witches, wizards, ghosts and ghouls and all their young apprentices.