RCN Events September to October 2020

Event date(s): 08 September 2020 to 21 October 2020

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The Rural Community Network has two courses seeking participants during September and October 2020. Find out more below about their Shared History Programme, and Ordinary Women in Extraordinary Times.

 

Shared History Programme – Ireland from the Union to Partition 1800-1920

Dr Eamon Phoenix will explore key historical events from 1800-1920 and their impact nationally, regionally and locally.

This free programme is run by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council PEACE IV Programme in partnership with Rural Community Network (RCN) And TADA for people living across the Council area.

Sessions

This course will be offered on-line on the following dates at 7 PM and will be a mixture of workshop sessions and virtual tours.

  • 8 September
  • 15 September
  • 22 September 2020
  • 24 September (potential virtual tour)
  • 29 September
  • 6 October
  • 8 October (potential virtual tour)
  • 13 October

Contact Timothy Conn to express your interest in this project by email Timothy.Conn@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk or phone: 07708477509.

 

Ordinary Women in Extraordinary Times

Trace key influential women from a variety of traditions and the contribution they made to leading change in Ireland during the 19th and 20th Century

This free programme for people living in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area, is run by Council Peace IV Programme in partnership with Rural Community Network (RCN) and REACT and is delivered by Martin Snoddon of Northern Spring.

Sessions

Sessions will be offered on-line on Wednesdays from 10-12 AM and will be complemented by 3 additional virtual tours that will explore the women’s stories where they happened.

  • 16 September 2020 (Wed)
  • 23 September 2020 (Wed)
  • 28 September 2020 (Mon)
  • 30 September 2020 (Wed)
  • 5 October 2020 (Mon)
  • 7 October 2020 (Wed)
  • 12 October 2020 (Mon)
  • 14 October 2020 (Wed)
  • 21 October 2020 (Wed)

To express your interest in this programme, please contact Lesley at REACT by email Lesley@reactni.org or phone: 07925163872.