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Hillsborough Castle Centenary Talk

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, The Square, Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6AG
Image shows front of Hillsborough Castle and grounds

About

Historic Royal Palaces present a series of special talks by esteemed speakers that will generate conversation around the Centenary of Northern Ireland. The talks will take place in the politically symbolic surroundings of Hillsborough Castle with a view to drawing out the complex history of the past 100 years and its implications on our present and future.

Join two of UK and Ireland’s most esteemed political historians, Professor Roy Foster and Professor Richard English in the surroundings of Hillsborough Castle as they consider the Centenary of Northern Ireland.

Roy Foster was the Carroll Professor of Irish History from 1991 until 2016 at Hertford College, Oxford. Prior to his appointment to the Carroll professorship, he was Professor of Modern British History at Birkbeck, University of London, University of London, and held visiting fellowships at St Antony's College, Oxford, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and Princeton University.

Ticketing information:

Prices:

Adults £12

Concessions £10 

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Accessibility

  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Wheelchair hire

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place

Event Facilities

  • Booking Required

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

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  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

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Opening Times

Season (4 Nov 2021)

* 19.45pm

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