Titanic Together is a weekend of events across Titanic Quarter to celebrate the design and construction of Titanic as well as mark the commemoration of her loss 107 years ago.
So If you’re looking for inspiration, check out the programme of talks, tours and events, taking place throughout the Quarter and across the city from Friday 12th to Monday 15th April.
Dr Aidan McMichael, Chairman of Belfast Titanic Society said:
“We are delighted once again to deliver this Titanic Together programme of talks and tours in Belfast. This is an opportunity for visitors to Titanic Quarter to help celebrate Belfast’s unique role in designing and constructing the ‘ship of dreams’. This year also marks the 110th anniversary of the laying of Titanic’s keel plate in 1909 and the weekend helps us focus on Belfast’s industrial past as well as celebrating its engineering and design achievements.”
Kerrie Sweeney, Chief Executive of Titanic Foundation, who are supporting Titanic Together 2019, said:
“We are pleased to be supporting the Titanic Together programme. Working with the Belfast Titanic Society and Titanic Belfast, the planned events will not only showcase Titanic Quarter’s iconic heritage waterfront, but it’s unique connection to the world’s most famous ship, whilst commemorating its loss.
In addition, there is also a fantastic line up of Easter events and activities to help create memorable experiences for locals and visitors. From Titanic Taster Photography tours, Easter family fun on-board HMS Caroline to the Greatest Show for Families at SSE Arena Belfast, not forgetting an evening stroll on the Titanic Walkway to the Great Light and beyond.”
Behind the Scenes Tour (Friday 12 April at 2pm)
This special event reveals the secrets of how our heritage is documented – join this unique Public Records Office NI tour and as a bonus also get to see special papers displayed relating to the Titanic story.
The Belfast Titanic Society is also hosting a series of illustrated talks, with guest speakers coming from across the world. On Saturday 13 April taking place on board the SS Nomadic, Join Simon Mills at 12.30pm who will covering the Britannic. At 2pm, US based Titanic author, Sheryl Rinkol will be covering Titanic’s Port Cities.
The Hotel that History Built (Sunday 14 April at 11.30am)
Join Titanic Foundation for a special tour of the former H&W headquarters building and Drawing Offices. The tour will share the history of the building that was once the control centre for the biggest shipyard in the world and showcase how the heritage spaces have been transformed with the help of Heritage Lottery funding. To book your space email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Titanic Taster Photography Tour (Sunday 14 April, 10.30am)
Become a Titanic Inspired photographer, learning lots of great photography tips and techniques while exploring the H&W Drawing Offices, the slipways and the Great Light.
A Night to Remember (Sunday 14 April at 7.30pm)
Visitors will be taken on a journey of reflection through the story of the RMS Titanic, from design to build, to launch, to departure, to tragedy, as told through the eyewitness accounts of a series of characters who watched it all happen. To book your tickets visit titanicbelfast.com
There’s also lots of exciting events, activities and entertainment taking place across Titanic Quarter to celebrate Easter over the coming weeks. You can hop on-board HMS Caroline and explore the ship through their Easter trails, conquer the Ninja Master Course at vertigo Titanic Park or join Titanic Belfast for a special afternoon tea. Visit https://bit.ly/2uy6oEr to download your very own guide to making the most of enjoying and celebrating the 2019 Easter Holidays in Titanic Quarter.