Late Night Opening Friday 4th December

The Historical Society, Mill Street Cushendall will be opened on Friday 4th December 6 – 8pm. Come in and see our great selection of books, an ideal Christmas present would be our new publication ‘Green Glens and Golden Memories’ priced £15. Free mulled wine and mince pies! Everyone welcome

WW1 Drama ‘Gem’: A play inspired by the events of December 25th 1914. Sunday 23rd Nov. Cushendall Golf Club at 7.00pm. All Welcome.

Lurig Drama Group Presents: A historical drama based on the true events of Christmas Night 1914, when the SS Gem was sunk off Scarborough head, killing all but two of her crew.  The Captain and majority of the crew came from Cushendall, Carnlough and Glenarm in The Glens of Antrim. In association with The Living … Read more

JOHN JAMES BARRALET: A DRAWING MASTER AT GLENARM CASTLE IN THE LATE 18th CENTURY By Martyn Anglesea, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Department of Art, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

  The social position of the practising artist keeps changing over the centuries. Certainly in the eighteenth century there were noticeable differences from the situation to which we are accustomed today. Art is now and was then a profession, and every profession has its aristocracy, bourgeoisie and proletariat. Consider the legal profession: its aristocracy are … Read more