Talk in Armagh

New booklet launch in Armagh Another date for the diary if you are at a loose end... Saturday 30th September, Ballinahonemore Memorial Orange Hall, Armagh City:- "A Royal Standard- A Lodge, A Life and A Legacy". A presentation and booklet launch covering some historical notes on Killuney LOL 347 'Royal Standard', including a look at one of their members who made the supreme sacrifice during the Great War. Sergeant Thomas Ballentine was not just a 'Brother', he also was a Volunteer, and one of th
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Planning Workshop for 2021

UCC holds a consultation exercise with the community re 2021 and the centenary of the formation of Northern Ireland.
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Events over the next week.

Three events recalling different events.
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The Ginchy Cross

The Ginchy Cross
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Trench Art Exhibition

Trench Art Exhibition 21/22nd April 2017
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Ancre Somme Association Somme 2016 DVD

http://www.ancresommeassociation.co.uk/dvd/4593358720
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UCC Meetings

Meetings re-commence after a winter break.
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Paschendaele 100

Details of the events to mark the centenary of the Battle of Paschendaele are announced.
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Dates For Your Diary

See the posts for events in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.
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Somme Centenary Concert

The 36th (Ulster) Division Memorial Association are holding a Somme Centenary Concert in the Ulster Hall on the 12th November 2016. Tickets are priced at £10 and are available from the Ulster Hall box office.
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Somme Glasgow Parade

Come to Glasgow on the 6th August 2016 and Remember the Fallen.
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Paschendaele Centenary

Put this in your diary for next year. 21st October 2017
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Glasgow 6th August 2016

Huge parade in Glasgow to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
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Somme Parade in Belfast 18th June 2016

Unionism marks the Battle of the Somme 100 years on.
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Events

Various events being held to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Ards and Willowfield, East Belfast
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Statement from the UCC

Statement from the UCC giving it's position on the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme and how it should be marked.
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Remembering the Somme

The Unionist Centenary Committee would encourage communities throughout the United Kingdom to take part in remembering the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The RBL have kindly led the way in this respect. See the link below.
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Obelisk Dedication Portadown

The Unionist Centenary Committee in Portadown mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. 4th June 18.30. No alcohol.
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Ancre Somme Association Lurgan

Book Launch 25th March at 19.30 - Brownlow House Memorial Parade 26th March at 14.00
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Belfast and Dublin 1916

14th April Willowfield Parish Church Talks and entertainment free of charge.
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Britains Gallant Sons Update

Parade Route
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Remembering Britains Gallant Sons

26th March Lurgan
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National Vigils Announced

Vigils have been announced throughout the UK to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
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Some dates for your diary

In Northern Ireland and England
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Southern Protestants 1916 - 2016

In conjunction with the Church Of Ireland the UCC are pleased to announce an event on the 15th October 2015 in Willowfield Church.
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Concert in Armagh

South Armagh Ancre Somme Association
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HLF Funding

Information evening arranged by the DUP re funding.
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Ulster Scots Agency

The Industrial Powerhouse - Belfast 8/9/10th July 2015
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Thiepval 2016

Centenary details released.
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The Man Who Shot the Great War

Brownlow House 23rd June 2015
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Baronscourt Estate opens its leafy arms for a summer fete

The Duke and Duchess of Abercorn will host a spectacular summer fete within the beautiful grounds of Baronscourt Estate in Newtownstewart on Saturday 6 June, from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Money raised will support the creation of a special Centenary Wood, right by the banks of the River Faughan in County Londonderry. Part of the Woodland Trust’s Centenary Woods project, this is one of four flagship woods being created across the UK to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
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Portadown Exhibition Continues

Some more photos from last night taken by Ashley Forbes. Great to see local politicians supporting this exhibition. Well done to David Simpson and Jo-Anne Dobson. Also to the Junior Orange for attending. A great event and you have still time to pop along. Closes at 17.00 23/5/2015 Portadown Town Hall.
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East Belfast Great War Project

East Belfast Network Centre host the next event organised by this project.
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Portadown Exhibition

Exhibition in Portadown Dates and times.
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Bands

A list of bands notified to the Parades Commission 7th May 2015
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Times

Times and locations
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Tragic Sinking

A centenary we should not forget
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Parades Commission

Folks please note the determination by the Parades Commission. The PSNI will have the points where the determination starts and finishes clearly indicated for visitors to the area. If any participants have any queries please contact the organisers at secretary@unionistcentenaries.com
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Traffic Information

Bad news re toilets.
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Shankill News

The Shankill Boys
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Update

How to behave.
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Review Update 1st May

Bands and Times
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April Update for the 9th May 2015

A comprehensive guide
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Review Update 4

This booklet about events on the 8th May 1915 researched by John McCormick is now available from; Peppercorn Cafe, Woodstock Road Ulster Souvenirs, Shankill Road, and Union Jack Shop, Newtownards Road. Also available online from the Union Jack shop. A4 32 pages Price £3.
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Review Update 2

Countdown
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Review Update 3

Parking arrangements in Titanic
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Anzac Day

Remembering all who lost their lives in Gallopili
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Review Update 1

Details of the order and route of parade.
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East Belfast Network Centre

Gallopili Centenary Event
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Ireland and Gallipoli

30th April PRONI
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May Update for the Orange Order

Information provided to the Orange Order at their meeting on the 28th March 2015
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9th May Update

More news re the May Parade.
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Update for 9th May 2015

More Info
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Creative Centenaries

Today representatives of the Unionist Centenary Committee attended the Creative Centenaries Conference in the Titanic Building, Belfast. An interesting day with an opening talk by Dr Eamon Pheonix. It's funny who you meet at these things.
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9th May 2015 Update

Information required for the parade on the 9th May 2015
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Information re the 9th May 2015

Update
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Route for the 9th May 2015

Details of the revised route have been announced.
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VC Stones laid at Glasnevin

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VC Paving Stone for Newmills

The first VC Paving Stone will be unveiled in Newmills, County Tyrone on the 26th April 2015
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Great TV on BBC1

Should be worth watching.
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Review of the 36th

Details re the 9th May 2015 Parade
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Event in the Somme Centre

The Royal Societ of Chemists Event in the Somme Centre
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East Belfast Great War Project

East Belfast Great War Project on the road again in Belmont.
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UCC Meeting Update

It's been a busy few weeks for the UCC
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East Belfast Remembers

Pitt Park 1 - 11th November 2014
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Newtownhamilton Remembers

The Great War Remembered Newtownhamilton High School 20th November 2014
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The Braniel Remembers

Events are to be held throughout the Braniel to Remember the Fallen
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Workshop Report

Report on UCC Workshop held in the Chimney Corner on the 11th October 2014.
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May 2015

March Past the City Hall by the 36th (Ulster) Division Parade Details
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Craigavon Remembers

Massive exhibition in Craigavon
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Willowfield Parish Church

Willowfield Parish Church host an event for WW1 which includes music, drama, talks and an exhibition. Why not pop along and enjoy the event.
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East Belfast Exhibition

Over two days hundreds viewed the exhibition put on by War Years Remembered. Brilliant artefacts along with a talk by Historian Philip Orr.
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Outbreak of War Centenary

Unionist Centenary Committee mark the outbreak of war 100 years ago.
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Dublin 31st July 2014

Service held in Glasnevin as Cross of Sacrifice unveiled.
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Cavan Recalls the Outbreak of War

County Cavan Museum and the Greatwar Monday 4th August.
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Lisbellaw

Events in Lisbellaw to mark the outbreak of war.
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Cenotaph, Belfast City Hall

The UCC are holding an act of rememberance on the 4th August at 13.00. All welcome.
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Light's Out on the 4th August 2014

Events to mark the outbreak of war 100 years ago.
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Newmills Commemorates WW1

A series of events to attend in honour of the fallen.
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Outbreak of War

Events for your diary as we approach the centenary of the outbreak of war in August 1914.
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Royal Irish Fusiliers

Talk by Nick Metcalf on the Fusiliers
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Centenary Events

Centenary Events
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Gunrunning for the Volunteers

The Irish Volunteers landed guns in Howth and Kilcoole.
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Ulster Hall Concert

Carson's Army to Kitchener's Army
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Body Identified

One of the bodies found near the Ulster Tower last year has been identified.
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Operation Lion 2014

A personal recollection of events held to mark Operation Lion
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Operation Lion 2014

Remembering the events of 100 years ago. Arming the UVF Parade details
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A Personal View

Why no Interest?
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Moving the Guns

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Operation Lion Update

Events in Donaghadee Operation Lion Programme
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The Curragh Incident

British officers make a stand against the Government
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Cookstown Concert

Spectacular start to 2014 in Tyrone
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Centenary Concert

Ulster Hall 2nd August 2014
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County Cavan

For info ....developing plans for County Cavan re First World War commemorations in August.
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Educational Evening Update

The Old School Templemore Avenue, Belfast. 7.30pm on the 5th February 2014.
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Educational Evening

The Home Rule Crises From a Unionist Perspective Two talks on aspects of the Home Rule Crises in Ireland Tickets are not required for this.
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Thanks

2014 Another year in a "Decade of Unionist Centenaries".
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Force for Ulster DVD on Sale

The DVD of the superb concert in the Ulster Hall on the 9th November 2013 is for sale priced £10. A professional production which lasts for 90 minutes. Excellent value. Purchase online from the Union Jack Shop. www.unionjackshop.com The programme for the evening can also be purchased. Price £5. 64 A4 colour production packed with information and pictures.
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Drum, Monaghan

Last Events for 2013
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Lectures Well Received

Lectures by Jason Burke and Quincey Dougan well received at Glasnevin. Feedback positive. A success story for Unionism.
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Glasnevin 16th November

Details for Saturday Released
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Dublin Exhibition

Press Coverage
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Unionist Exhibition in Glasnevin Open For Visitors

The UCC exhibition - "The Third Home Rule Bill - The Unionist Response" was launched at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum on Armistice Day 2013 by Minister Jimmy Deenihan T.D.
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Ulster Hall Concert

A Force for Ulster - Remembering the Fallen Ulster Hall 9th November 19.30
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Press Release

UCC Press Release re Exhibition in Dublin
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The Third Home Rule Bill - A Unionist Response

Exhibition in Glasnevin
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The Third Home Rule Bill - A Unionist Response

More details released All welcome
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The Third Home Rule Bill - A Unionist Response

The UCC in conjunction with the 36th (Ulster) Division Memorial Association stage an Exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.
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Ulster Volunteer Force

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UCC in Dublin

UCC Stages an Exhibition at Glasnevin
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Carson In Randalstown

Friday 20th September 2013
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Looking Back at 2012

Photographic Exhibition Craigavon House
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Conflict Research Talks

Centenary Talks Armagh and south Down
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2012 in Photographs

A look back at 2012 through the lens of Roger Bradley, Rennie Gribben and Tommy Sewell. An exhibition of quality photographs not to be missed. On the 31st August the Historian Philip Orr will give talk on Major Fred Crawford. It's all free. location Craigavon House.
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Ulster's Awakening

Carrick Civic Centre until the 21st September. 10 - 4 Monday to Saturday
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West Belfast UVF

28th September - Ulster Day 2013 - celebrating the formation of West Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force
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Ulster's Awakening

Carrickfergus Civic Centre from the 23rd August - 21st September 2013
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Centenary Exhibition

First Time for the Unionist Centenary Committee 30th August - 1st September 2013 Craigavon House Photgraphic Exhibition Looking Back at 2012 in Pictures
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Exhibition in Carrick

This will be a spectacular exhibition. Well worth a visit.
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World War One VC Winners

Government announces plans to promote a way of remembering our VC winners. It applies throughout the UK.
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Centenary of the Start of the Great War

Some Information
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Unionist Centenary Concert

36th (Ulster) Division Memorial Assocation Arts & Cultural Society present A Force for Ulster - Remember the Fallen. The celebration takes the form of prayer, song, music and drama. Venue Ulster hall 9th November 2013 Tickets £10 available from the Ulster Hall Box Office
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Portadown on Parade

Centenary of the Formation of the UVF Marked with Parade on 29th June 2013 Update
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Portadown UCC

Centenary of the Formation of the UVF and a new arch dedicated to the 36th.
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Formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force

Parade 20th April - Leave Ravenhill are and parade through east Belfast to Craigavon House. Purpose - Mark the formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force Comment - excellent
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Marking the Formation of Carson's Army

A parade through east Belfast on the 20th April will be held to mark the formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force 100 years ago.
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Craigavon House

Thanks to people who care Craigavon House has been transformed. Just look at the pictures.
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Central Antrim Volunteers

Carrick Civic Centre - The Covenant and the Volunteers
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Antrim Volunteers

Celebrate the formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force
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Craig/UVF Exhibition

Craig/UVF Exhibition Craigavon Hose Belfast 22/23rd February 2013
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New Book Launched

1912 - 2012 Step Back in Time book A4 size full colour packed with 2012 pictures and text. Price £5. Enniskillen, Portadown, Burnside, Drum, Glasgow, Australia, Ulster Hall, City Hall etc and the Covenant parade plus the Balmoral Review.
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James Craig Memorial Trust

James Craig Memorial Trust Launched by Aileen Craig at Craigavon House
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UVF Centenary Event

Show your support for this event.
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England Remembers

Corby 36th Ulster Division Memorial Association Kent Somme Society Liverpool Somme Society Mark the Formation of the UVF
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Craigavon House Centenary Exhibition

The Unionist Centenary Committee is pleased to announce that it's first event in the second year of a "Decade of Unionist Centenaries will be held in Craigavon House in east Belfast on the 22/23rd February 2013.
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Formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force

The Unionist Centenary Committee County Armagh are holding "Songs of Praise in Thanksgiving on the centanry of the Formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force". Date 13th January 2013 - Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre at 15.00
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Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas - Happy New Year
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News

Step Back in Time DVD Now available online. Songs of Praise Thanksgiving Service for the UVF
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Feedback

Customer satisfaction.
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UCC Covenant DVD

The Official Step Back in Time DVD Produced by the Unionist Centenary Committee. The ideal Christmas Gift
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Recovering

The website will be updated asap. Apologies for the lack of info.
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Carson in Liverpool

Carson Lands in Liverpool
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Press Release

More Info on Events on the 28/29th September 2012
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Lurgan and Portadown Covenant Celebrations

Portadown - 26th September and Lurgan on the 27th September
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Press Release

Covenant Celebrations
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North Down and Ards UCC

Saturday 22nd September - Carson's Trail Arrives
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Covenant Celebration Concert

Ticket Details - Ulster Hall 28th September 2012
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Carsons Trail Enniskillen

Huge Covenant Parade in Enniskillen
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A Busy Weekend of Centenary Events

Plenty to choose from - whatever you do support them!
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Ulster Hall Update

Line Up for the Ulster Hall on the 28th September Almost Complete
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Messages of Support

Unionist Centenary Committee Welcomes Messages of Support
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*ULSTER HALL SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*

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Tickets for the 28th September 2012

New ticket outlets for the Covenant Celebration Concert announced
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Various Events

Billboard Advert which will appear soon in Belfast
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Ulster Hall 28th September 2012

A celebration of the Great Unionist Covenant Rally on the 27th September 1912 when thousands turned up for the huge rally prior to Ulster day when hundreds of thousands signed the Covenant.
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Opportunity for Advertising

An opportunity to advertise in our A4 souvenir programme to be on sale at the Ulster Hall. This booklet will be available to an audience of around 1000 people on the night.
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Portadown Hosts Successful Centenary Event

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"The Soul Of A Nation"

Schomberg House presents an Ulster Solemn League and Covenant exhibition
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Balmoral Review DVD On Sale Now

The events of the 18/19th May 2012 have been captured and made into this superb DVD. Price £10. Bands, drama, lambeg drums, singing, the parade etc. Quality.
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Drum Accordion Band, Monaghan

Drum Accordion Band, Monaghan held a Covenant parade on the 14th July 2012. A brilliant parade to remember the events in Monaghan a century ago.
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Looking Back - The Balmoral Review 18th/19th May 2012

Jason Burke takes a look back at what was achieved during the Balmoral Review
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DVD's

On Sale Now
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Remembrance

Their Name Liveth for Evermore
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Portadown 30th June 2012

The Unveling of the Covenant Obelisk
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Newsletter

Read the excellent article by Quincey Dougan that was in the Newsletter on the 29th June 2012.
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Ulster Will Fight

Ulster Will Fight - Exhibition 04 September 2012 - 31 December 2012 Location:Linen Hall Library
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GOVERNMENT MINISTER OPENS COVENANT EXHIBITION

A new exhibition on the Ulster Covenant, was officially opened on Thursday, June 21, by Hugo Swire, M.P. Minister of State for Northern Ireland.
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Lord Carson Reappears in Town.

Unveiling of Covenant Obelisk in Portadown - 30th June 2012
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Portadown UCC - Booklet Available

A booklet has been produced by Portadown UCC priced at £3.00. Please purchase one on the night or e-mail - portadownunionistcentenarycommittee@hotmail.co.uk and they'll tell you how to purchase one. All profits from the booklet will pay for the infrastructure on the night. Excellent value.
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Portadown Unionist Centenary Committee

30th June 2012 - Unveling of Covenant Obelisk
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News Update

In todays harsh economic times the organisers are providing FREE entertainment for YOU.
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Balmoral Review - Latest

Read the latest news on the Balmoral Review.
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News Update

Organisers Announce Change of Time for the Return Parade
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Best of British

Line up of Acts for Balmoral Review Released
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Balmoral Review

New Website/Programme Available/Route Alteration
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Job Opportunity

Part Time Co-ordinator Required
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Balmoral Review

Check the updated pages in May 2012 in relation to the Balmoral Review./Metal Badge for Sale/Executive Statement
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Balmoral Review Programme - Advertisers

Want to advertise your product or service to thousands of people for a reasonable price? Or perhaps you jst want to wish us well. Then read on and thanks.
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Education

Two dates for your dairy
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News Update

Work Continues for the Centenaries
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Ulster Hall Booked - Ulster Day 2012

Carson's Trail 100 Years Later
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Balmoral Review - 19th May 2012

Now that Belfast City Council has approved our use of Ormeau Park for the 19th May 2012 for what we are calling the Balmoral Review the Committee can move forward and make plans.
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Council Approve the Use of Ormeau park

Council Approves the Balmoral Review.
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DUP Provide Help

Nigel Dodds MP listens to the UCC and Offers a Resource
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Funding

Heritage Lottery Fund
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County Armagh Unionist Centenary Committee Launched

Excellent Response in Armagh
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Balmoral Review Invitation

The Joint Unionist Centenary Committee has announced the date of the event being held to mark the fight against Home Rule prior to the signing of the Ulster Covenant - now known as the Balmoral Review.
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The Great Unionist Rally at Craigavon House 23rd September 2011

Carson accepts the Challenge to Lead Ulster Unionists in the Fight Against Home Rule.
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Merchandise - Polo Shirt

Polo Shirt Available
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Unionist Leadership Conference 11th June 2011

Unionist Leadership Conference 11th June 2011
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Platform Article in Newsletter

In the first of a series of articles in the Newsletter.
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Royal Wedding

Congratulation to the Baron and Baroness of Carrickfergus
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More photographs from the launch at Craigavon House on the 9th April 2011

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Centenary Booklet Available for Downloading

Unionist Centenary Booklet - Decade of Unionist Centenaries
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The Way Forward

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Centenary Ideas Launched

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Website Launched

www.unionistcentenaries.com is being launched at the same time as our consultation report. The site is still under construction and it's purpose is to keep all informed of what is happening etc. Check out our Facebook page also - Unionist Centenaries. Information will be posted there as well. All constructive comments welcome.
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Launch of Unionist Centenary Committee

9th April will see the formal launch of the Unionist Centenary Committee at Craigavon House, Belfast.
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Community Consultation Workshop

Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast 26th February 2011 at 9.30
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