HISTORY OF MAGHERA: Tale of an Ancient Town. By: Joe McCoy
Wednesday 12th April 2017 8.00pm Heritage and Cultural Centre Admission £5 Members £3
Joe McCoy is passionate about Maghera and the long and colourful history of his home town. In this talk he shares his knowledge of Maghera’s past going back to the earliest years of the settlement.
THE PRICE OF A LOAF: Cost of living in the 19th Century. By: Denver Boyd
Thursday 20th April 2017 8.00pm Heritage and Cultural Centre Admission £5 Members £3
In this fascinating and informative talk Denver Boyd looks at the difference in the cost of everyday objects and necessities in the 19th century and how they compare with what we pay today – What was the real cost of living in those times?
GRAND ANNUAL QUIZ: Peter Etherson
Thursday 27th April 2017 8.00pm Walsh’s Hotel £5 per person
With the MHS Perpetual Trophy at stake heavy competition is expected at the Annual Quiz Night! Peter Etherson will once again act as quizmaster – putting us through our paces and testing our knowledge. Who will rise to the challenge and be crowned Quiz Champions of the year?
MAGHERA HERITAGE & CULTURAL CENTRE 2017 WALK-A-THON
Saturday 29th 2017 Registration in the Heritage & Cultural Centre @ 10.30am. Walk starts @ 11.00am
We are asking you to join us in our sponsored walk to Swatragh and back to help fund the work of the Heritage & Cultural Centre. Our aim here in the Centre is to promote and protect the heritage and culture of Maghera and the surrounding districts. Everyone is welcome to take part and hopefully support us while enjoying a healthy and enjoyable walk. Call in to the Centre, Tuesday to Saturday, between 10.00am and 4.00pm to collect a sponsorship form.