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Update for Lockdown

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Tonight I should have been talking to you all about Lord Macartney, the man from Lissanoure who led Britain’s first embassy to China in the 18th Century. Instead we’re all doing what we can to keep ourselves safe from the … Continue reading

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November meeting

Randalstown Historical Society’s next meeting takes place on Thursday 7 November at 8.00 pm in Arches Community Hall. Sebastian Graham will be speaking on Mills Around Randalstown: Water Power to Steam Power. Existing and new members all welcome.

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25th Anniversary Season

The 2019-20 season marks the 25th anniversary of Randalstown Historical Society and will kick off with a celebratory event to be held at the Station House at Shanes Castle on Saturday 14 September from 1.00pm. A buffet lunch will be … Continue reading

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Outing to Greyabbey – And What’s Next?

Randalstown Historical Society’s annual outing, held on Saturday 1 June, was to the village of Greyabbey on the Ards Peninsula. The first stop was Grey Abbey House, home of the Montgomery family who have lived here since the 17th Century. … Continue reading

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The remainder of the season

Randalstown Historical Society held its AGM on Thursday 3 January when Dr Selbert Rainey stepped down from the Chair having served a three-year term. He is replaced by Mrs Isobel Montgomery who has served on the Executive Committee for a … Continue reading

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The new season approaches

Randalstown Historical Society’s first meeting of the the 2018-19 season will take place in Arches Community Hall on Thursday 6 September at 8.00 pm when Dr Ron Bishop from Carrickfergus will make a return visit, this time to give a … Continue reading

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May Outing

Twenty-four members of Randalstown Historical Society had an enjoyable day on Saturday 12 May visiting St. Nicholas’s Church in Carrickfergus and the Railway Museum in Whitehead. Guided tours were provided in both locations the sunny weather was an added bonus! … Continue reading

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