Entries by jgmarquess

Haunted History Walk 2017

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 […]

Vintage Display & Exhibition of Farming Life in the Mid 20th Century

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 2nd Agri Show & County Fayre 2017 Saturday 5th August 2017

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 […]

MHS Annual Quiz Trophy Joint Winners 2017

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 […]

What’s Happening in May 2017

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. […]