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From Ballyhosset to Bengal

03 February 2016 - 31 December 2017 at Down County Musuem

A display featuring a recent donation of objects belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Silcock of the Indian Medical Service (1856-.1935). 

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The Architecture of Light

23 June 2017 - 31 December 2017 at Down County Museum

An art project inspired by the use of light, space and proportion in Cistercian Architecture, specifically Inch Abbey, Downpatrick.

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The Belfast Jacobin: Samuel Neilson and the United Irishmen

06 September 2017 - 06 September 2017 at Down County Museum

Illustrated talk and book signing by Ken Dawson author of this new biography of Samuel Neilson, founding member of the Society of United Irishmen and one of the most influential of the Belfast radicals. This event includes an introduction by Philip Orr and harp music.

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Women in Prisons: A Talk by Linda Moore

11 October 2017 - 11 October 2017 at Down  County Museum

Linda Moore lectures at the Univerity of Ulster and has written and researched widely on the topic of women in prisons. This talk looks at the issues around female incarceration as they affect women prisoners themselves, their families and the prison services.

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Sanskriti: Exploring India's Heritage

13 October 2017 - 20 February 2018 at Down County Museum

This new exhibition developed and designed by ArtsEkta, in collaboration with members of the Indian Community in Northern Ireland, displays a range of artefacts and information about different aspects of Indian culture and the experiences of Indian migrants to Northern Ireland.

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Bus Tour of Sites Associated with Thomas Russell

21 October 2017 - 21 October 2017 at Down County Museum

The Gaol's most famous prisoner Thomas Russell was executed on the 21 October 1803. Join us for a bus tour of sites associated with the abortive rebellion of 1803 and the history of the United Irishmen in Down. 

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Crafts for Halloween

28 October 2017 - 28 October 2017 at Down County Museum

Come along and make a range of spooky souvenirs specially for Halloween! Suitable for children of all ages.

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Monster Halloween Party

31 October 2017 - 31 October 2017 at Down County Museum

Join us for one of the best Halloween parties around! Featuring spooky storytelling, magic shows and circus entertainment. Fun for all the family.

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