Day 1 - Morning
Titanic Belfast offer guided and self-guided tours as well as educational workshops for visiting school and college groups. In this state-of-the-art interactive exhibition, visitors uncover the true story of the RMS Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and subsequent place in history.
HMS Caroline, a World War I Light Battle Cruiser, is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Discover what life was like on board a WW1 ship over 100-years ago, uncover fascinating facts about the Battle of Jutland and have the opportunity to try many hands-on exhibits throughout the ship. There are lots of fun activities on board for children and teenagers, including steering the ship in the Virtual Bridge. They can learn more about war at sea, create their own dazzle camouflage, crack codes and try to avoid enemy attacks.
Day 1 - Afternoon
The Dock Honesty Box Cafe
The Dock is a truly unique lunch venue in the heart of the Titanic Quarter. Operating an honesty box pricing policy, you can either pre-book lunch for your group or bring your own food and use the plates, knives and forks available in the cafe. It is also possible to learn more about this unique community project by arranging to speak to one of the very enthusiastic volunteers, who will explain how the enterprise runs and the ethos behind it.
Seamus Heaney Homeplace
The words and work of Seamus Heaney are deeply rooted in his home of Bellaghy, County Derry; the place that inspired him, that he cherished deeply and that he returned to in his imagination time and again. Celebrating the life, literature and legacy of one of Ireland’s greatest writers, Seamus Heaney HomePlace is a stunning exhibition packed with never-before-seen artefacts that will help you discover the world in which Heaney lived. You can explore his roots, hear from the people who inspired him, see an interpretation of his famous study, and find out how he became the most celebrated poet of our age.
Day 1 - Evening
Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich is an arts and cultural centre with a strong focus on Irish language and culture. The centre offers theatre, music, visual arts, poetry, literary events, workshops and classes catering for all ages through its arts programme. It also offers A Gaeltacht Experience evening for groups that includes a three-course meal with live traditional music, song and dance followed by a céilí (Irish dance) where everyone can have a go and learn some steps.
Day 2 - Morning
Ulster Folk Museum
Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100-years ago. This museum has recreated a bustling town filled with authentic, period buildings including an old-time picture house, post office, corner shop and a blacksmith hard at work.
DC Tours offers award-winning and unbiased Belfast city centre walking tours which explain the history of the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the path to peace and reconciliation. Tours can be tailored to meet educational requirements for teenagers and students from the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, mainland Europe and the U.S. They do advise a minimum age of 12 and above.
Day 2 - Afternoon
CS Lewis Square
Rediscover The Chronicles of Narnia with a walk through CS Lewis Square, a public space commemorating the Belfast-born author, CS Lewis. Featuring seven bronze sculptures from ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, including Aslan, The White Witch, Mr Tumnus, The Beavers, The Robin and The Stone Table, it is a stunning display of public art.
Coca Cola Visitor Experience
Discover the production, history and marketing of some of the world’s best loved soft drinks at the award-winning facility in Lisburn. With an interactive zone and bird-eye views to the production floor, this award-winning visitor experience invites you to explore, learn and have fun discovering the past, present and future of the world’s number one soft drink.
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