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Ulster American Folk Park Celebrates Silver Sunday
Monday 29 Sep 2014
The Ulster American Folk Park will be celebrating Silver Sunday on 5th October with an afternoon of activities and free entry for over 50s.

New Nature Exhibition at Armagh County Museum
Monday 22 Sep 2014
A new exhibition has opened at Armagh County Museum.  Entitled “Native, Visitor or Invader?”, it showcases some of Northern Ireland’s native species and migrant visitors, and highlights the threats they face from some non-native ‘invaders’.

First World War Brought To Life
Monday 4 Aug 2014
Life on the Home Front during the First World War will be poignantly brought to life with a new programme at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

Four legged fun and games
Wednesday 30 Jul 2014
Donkey day will trot back into the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum this year, bringing with it the traditional yet exciting ways in which families and their children interacted with donkeys years ago.

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.  

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