Saturday, 11 April 2009

The Route Back Home, Ballymoney 2010

Dear Family Historian,

This email is to give you further details of 'The Route Back Home, Ballymoney 2010', a forthcoming genealogy event which will be facilitated by Ballymoney Borough Council.

This is a draft schedule and subject to amendment. Over the coming months, more information will be available as our plans progress and tutors/speakers are confirmed. Booking forms will be circulated in Autumn 2009.

Thank you for your interest.


Keith Beattie

Museum Manager

The Route Back Home, Ballymoney 2010

Family History Festival

Pre-Festival Event: Thursday, 30 September 2010

Guided bus tour of selected old graveyards: Ballymoney, Vow, Derrykeighan, Kilraughts, Dunloy/Rasharkin.

Day One: Friday, 1 October 2010

10.00am-12pm Enrolment

1.30pm - 3.00pm Seminar/Workshop

3.30pm - 5.00pm Seminar/Workshop

8.00pm - 9.00pm Guest speaker with light refreshments to follow.

Day Two: Saturday, 2 October 2010

10.30am - 12.00pm Seminar/Workshop

1.30pm - 3.00pm Seminar/Workshop

3.30pm - 5.00pm Seminar/Workshop

8.00pm - 9.30pm Traditional entertainment

Day Three: Sunday, 3 October 2010

Tour of tourist attractions including Bushmills Distillery, Giant's Causeway, Dunluce Castle.

Please feel welcome to make suggestions or recommendations for the content of the daily programme at The Route Back Home, Ballymoney 2010. Details of the cost will be confirmed soon but it is unlikely to exceed £100 [Sterling] per person for a full four day programme.

Seminars will be booked on a 'first come' basis. If there is a high demand for specific seminars, they may be repeated in the programme.

For advice on local accommodation, attractions and travel, please see .