Monday, 16 September 2013

PRONI talks - and Culture Night programme

From PRONI (

For those who can’t make it to PRONI in Titanic Quarter, there will be two talks in the city centre: ‘All at Sea: The maritime records at PRONI’ by Dr Ann McVeigh will take place at 1pm in the NIEA Built Heritage building in Hill Street, Cathedral Quarter, and ‘The Arts and the Archives’ also by Dr Ann McVeigh, at Clements Cafe, at the corner of Royal Avenue and Wilson Street (Opposite the Belfast Telegraph) at 6.30pm (finishes 8pm).

Culture Night at PRONI 2013
PRONI building will be open late to 8pm

*Take a tour around the new PRONI building
*View slideshows of photographs relating to transport
*View 'Arts and the Archives' slideshow
*Enjoy the artwork
*See our exhibition: A Century of Change, Conflict and Transformation'
*See examples from the Londonderry archive
*Take part in our Origami Workshop (For kids of all ages)
*Listen as our Victorian lady relates stories of migration, hardship and success discovered in the archives

For further information please visit

WHEN: Friday 20th September 2013, 4.30-8.00pm
ADMISSION: Admission is FREE. For further information please contact PRONI at


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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