Events and Exhibitions
Keep up to date with exhibitions, talks and events at Ballymoney Museum
5 November - 29 December
This new exhibition explores, through local connections with international events, the impact of the closing stages of World War One, the outbreak of Spanish Flu, the General Election in 1918, the role of women and industrial disputes. The experiences of local people, on the battlefront and across the Causeway area, can be heard through letters, diaries and newspaper reports of the time.
1918 is part of our PEACEVI Understanding Our Area Programme under the Decade of Anniversaries project.
Causeway 1718: Society in transition9
9 January 2019 - 20 February 2019
Wars of the seventeenth century, Penal Laws imposing civil and religious penalties, Scottish immigration, economic challenges and the introduction of new industries all impacted on the Causeway area in the early eighteenth century. This was the background of the first organised migration from Ulster to North America- the 1718 Bann Valley Migration. this exhibition explores the people and places of the Causeway area, connecting local people and places with bigger national stories. Discover what was happening, why it happened, and what the 1718 Bann Valley Migration was all about.
Annual Ulster Woodturners Exhibition and sale
28 February 2019 - 13 April 2019
This beautiful exhibiition features the work of the Ulster Chapter of the Irish Woodturners Guild. With established wodworkers and new names each year, there is always a great mix of traditional and contemporary styles of local woodcraft. the majority of work on show will be for sale, so make sure to pop down to find that perfect gift or prized piece for your collection.
If you would like further information, please contact us at Town Hall, 1 Townhead Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6BE.
028 2766 0230