A reminder that our 60th anniversary concert - The Northern Muse - is coming up very soon! It is this Saturday, the 4th of February - at 7:30pm, and tickets are still available!
Celebrating sixty years of the Ulster Historical Foundation
What do BBC chat show host Graham Norton, Eurovision song contest winner Linda Martin and moon-walking astronaut Colonel Jim Irwin, have in common? They all had their family history uncovered by the Ulster Historical Foundation
The Foundation, established in 1956, is marking its Diamond Anniversary with a special concert on Saturday, 04 February 2017, to celebrate its work over sixty years.
Entitled The Northern Muse, this unique one night only event will feature music and words in celebration of the first 60 years of the Ulster Historical Foundation, providing a tuneful and entertaining survey of northern music-making and writing across the years through an evening of melody and memories from the nine counties of Ulster.
Hosted by Northern Irish actor, director and playwright Dan Gordon, best known for his role in the BBC Northern Ireland sitcom Give My Head Peace and accompanied by performers such as Carrickfergus-born, Mezzo-Soprano Carolyn Dobbin; world renowned composer and performer Philip Hammond; and the effervescent string ensemble that is the Arco String Quartet this anniversary concert will be a highly enjoyable and entertaining evening.
The programme will also feature accomplished musicians, Nigel Boullier, Geordie McAdam and Dianna Boullier as well as the debut performance of The Belles of Belfast City, a medley of Belfast street songs arranged by David Byers.
The sixty anniversary concert will be held in the First Presbyterian Church, 41 Rosemary Street, Belfast, BT1 1QB at 7:30pm on Saturday the 4th February 2017. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Central Hall.
For more information go to: www.ancestryireland.com/anniversary-event or call 028 9066 1988.