1). Lunchtime lecture with Professor James Stevens Curl:
'London's Derrie: The Background to Building and Finance connected with the Londonderry Plantation'.
Thursday, 18 January, 12:15-14:00 GMT.
Join us for a lunchtime lecture given by historian and author Professor James Stevens Curl on the historical background and unique story behind the financing of the early Londonderry plantation.
This event is designed for Guild members (though non-members are welcome) to help celebrate the achievements of ‘one of our own’. Prof. James Stevens Curl is a life member of the Guild and was awarded the prestigious President’s Medal by the British Academy in 2017. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, though pre-registration is advised.
How to register for the event:
Guild member registration
This event is free of charge to members of the Foundation’s Ulster Genealogical and Historical Guild (the Guild).
To register click here
Non-members can attend this lecture for just £5.00. Registrations made via Eventbrite will attract an additional charge of £1.84 comprising an administrative fee and VAT, giving a total amount of £6.84.
If you are not a Guild member and wish to register please go to Eventbrite
Alternatively you can contact the Foundation on 028 9066 1988 to arrange payment.
For members/friends living overseas or unable to attend in person we also hope to be able to live-stream all or part of the lecture.
Be sure to check the page closer to the time for a link to view online.
2) Free Irish genealogical research seminar with our Executive Director Fintan Mullan
Saturday, 13 January, 16:00-17:00 GMT
Join the seminar with Fintan Mullan to learn more about the Irish records and resources for family history as well as giving you a taster of what to expect on the Foundation’s week-long course on Irish Research at the British Institute in Salt Lake City in October 2018.