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Great War Evening

27 November 2008

On Thursday, 27th November, The Mid-Antrim Museum in conjunction with the Ballymena Community History Partnership s pleased to host an evening of discussion and living history demonstrations with Philip Orr, Great War historian and Trench Line Lectures. There will also be a special viewing of the exhibition, Ballymena and the Great War.

Join us for an overview of this defining period of Irish history which continues to fascinate succeeding generations. Philip Orr's seminal book, The Road to the Somme, which was recently republished this year, features the moving accounts of several veterans recorded in the 1980s. Authenic pieces of kit and weaponry used during the battle will be on display and members of the audience will have the opportunity to see many of these historic artefacts.

Date: Thursday 27th November 2008

Time: 7.30-9pm

Place: The Mid-Antrim Museum at the Braid, Ballymena

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