The Annual MHS Haunted History Walk will take place on Tuesday 31st October (Halloween!) starting from the MHS Heritage and Cultural Centre at 6.30pm. If you enjoy spine tingling snippets of gruesome local history and the odd good yarn, then come along and soak in the historical Halloween ambience of the evening. It will help […]
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Maghera Roots is a Vintage Display & Exhibition of farming life celebrating and recording farming life around the Maghera and district area in the mid 20th century. James Armour’s Heritage Company has taken a number of wise older residents from our area and interviewed them and then wonderfully preserved their memories for future generations. This […]
Maghera second Annual Agri-Show and Country Fayre to be held at Mullagh Road, Maghera on Saturday the 5th August 2017. There will be classes for Horses, Ponies, Sheep, Rare Breeds, Vintage Horticulture, Home produce, Photography, Arts & Crafts demonstrations and of course the usual stalls etc. This year’s prize fund stands at £6,000. We will […]
FUNDRAISING AUCTION Sat 13th May 2pm Heritage Centre 17 Coleraine rd Maghera
MHS Annual Quiz Trophy Joint Winners 2017 Congratulations to the joint winners of the Maghera Historical Society Perpetual Trophy Quiz last night. Table 6: Sinead Kelly, Eugene Kelly, Brian Kielt, Peter Convery and Table 7: Emma Stewart, George Stewart, Noel Stewart, Matthew Stewart. Sinead Kelly and Emma Stewart receiving the MHS Annual Quiz Trophy […]
This May, Maghera Historical Society are proud to announce that we will again be lending our support to the Maghera Agri Show, (now in it’s second year!) and the Press and Sponsor’s evening will be hosted in the Heritage & Cultural Centre on Thursday 4th of May. Why not come along and find out more. […]
THE MAGHERA POETS ARE BACK Thu 11th May Following the success of our first poetry event, Raymond McNamee is arranging another evening. There will be poetry, rhymes, verse and songs from Maghera and beyond, with all new material. Same venue; Heritage & Cultural Centre, Thursday 11th May at 8pm. Refreshments served.
TWO FOR A TENNER! Get BOTH of the 2016 editions of MAGHERA TIMES MAGAZINE for a tenner at the Heritage Centre 17 Coleraine Road Maghera whilst stocks last! They’re great reads and are a wonderful showcase of local stories and history! An ideal Christmas present!
There has been some comment recently on social media with respect to work presently taking place at the Milltown Bridge. Craigadick Road, Maghera. In particular it has been suggested that Maghera Historical Society advised the relevant authorities that “its an old bridge but has no historical significance” (sic). That could not be further from the […]
Maghera Heritage and Cultural Centre
Maghera Heritage & Cultural Centre
17 Coleraine Road,
Telephone 028 7954 9835