Limavady Museum is based at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, allowing visitors to explore the history of Limavady and local area through a programme of temporary exhibitions, talks and workshops. An appointment can be made with Museum Services to explore other parts of the accredited collection held within purpose built facilities.
Open: Mon-Wed & Sat, 9.30am-5pm
Thurs & Fri, 9.30am-9.30pm
War Torn Children
5 September - 29 November
This Conflict Textiles exhibition of arpilleras, photographs and illustrations highlights the devastating impact of war on children, their families and communities. This exhibition is delivered in partnership with Causeway Caost and Glens Borough Council Museum Services and CAIN (Conflist Archive on the Internet) at the University of Ulster and the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
Saturday 24 November, 1pm - 5pm
The finale event will offer a guided tour of the exhibition and a craft workshop suitable for families.
Sam Henry: Connecting with the Past
5 December - 26 January
Sam Henry (1878 - 1952) is best known as a folklorist and recognised for his 'Dongs of the People' collection (1923 - 1939). This exhibition explores some of the workl that groups in the Causeway Caost and Glens area have been involved in as part of the 'Sam Henry: Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the Future' project. This programme, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Collection's Fund and administrated by the Museums Association has seen the creation of new poetry and prose, new photographs of our area, recordings of songs from the collection and exhibition matierals insppired by Sam's Collection. This includes 'A Journey Through the Roe Valley with Sam Henry' banner produced by the Roe Valley Ancestral Researcher and more.
2 February - 30 March
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.
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