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Belfast to symbol ‘Titanic 100’ – e

December 8th, 2016 | No Comments

Belfast City Council is to reason dual months of events to symbol a 100th anniversary of a launch of RMS Titanic.

Exhibitions, talks, plays and special commemorations all will be partial of a Titanic 100 programme, that starts on Thursday 31 Mar and culminates on a centenary of a ships launch, 31 May.

The centrepiece of a events programme will be dual vital new exhibitions. Titanic 100, on a lawns of a City Hall, will applaud a building of a good boat from a pregnancy to launch, focussing on a photography of RJ Welch, a central photographer for Harland and Wolff. Titanic 100 will open on 31 Mar and run by until a finish of April.

The second exhibition, in City Hall itself, will concentration on a story of a SS Nomadic, also launched in 1911, revelation her story from construction to a stream replacement programme. The Nomadic muster also will underline singular artefacts from both a proposal and a White Star line.

Throughout Apr and May, there also will be a array of tours, both on land and water, visiting pivotal landmarks compared with a Titanic story.

Over a Easter Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 23 Tuesday 26 April), City Hall will be a focal indicate for a four-day Titanic 100 festival, featuring talks, tours, exhibitions and plays. Tickets are accessible now from a Belfast Welcome Centre.

In further to a centenary of a launch of Titanic, a series of other anniversaries are being noted via a period. These embody a centenaries of a opening of a Thompson Graving Dock and a launch of SS Nomadic, a 150th anniversary of a opening of Harland and Wolff and a 99th anniversary of a sinking, on 15 Apr 1912, of Titanic.

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This website relates to the story of the Titanic. The Grand Ocean liner sank during its maiden journey on April 15, 1912. The death toll was 1523 of the 2228 passengers and crew members aboard. There were only 705 that survived. But there is more to the story of the Titanic than just the sinking. There is the connection people feel when they open their hearts to the event. Then there is also the Children of the Titanic, the people that are related to a person aboard the ship. In all reality anyone that feels connected in there heart to the Titanic somehow can be called a "Child of the Titanic". So on that note! Welcome to the site!

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