Restoration Now..

The BBC NI website has a quick plug for tomorrow’s edition of Restoration Village, which focuses on three properties here.. so I’ll add to the plug by reminding everyone that the Restoration Village Roadshows will be at those properties on Saturday 2nd September. Details below. Also, the Restoration virtual tours are online – The White House, Cushendun Old Church and Gracehill Old SchoolThe Restoration Roadshows

The White House
Date/time: Saturday 2 September, 10am-5pm
Venue: Newtownabbey, Nr Belfast, BT37 9SQ
Organiser: Robert Armstrong, Tel 02890 801 066
Partners: Heritage Society NI, Environment and Heritage Service NI, Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, Hearth Housing
Attractions: Tours, photo exhibition and historical artefacts, history video, bob and lace demo, refreshments

Gracehill Old School
Date/time: Saturday 2 September 2pm-5pm
Venue: Gracehill, Nr Ballymena, County Antrim.BT42 2NN.
Organiser: David Johnston, Tel 0282 565 327
Partners: Heritage Society NI, Environment and Heritage Service NI, Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, Hearth Housing
Attractions: Tours, treasure hunt, children’s games, living history characters, Antrim and Derry Fiddlers, home made teas, crafts market, balloon release

Cushendun Old Church
Date/time: Saturday 2 September 1pm-4pm
Venue: Cushdendun, County Antrim, BT44
Organiser: Clare McKay, Tel 02821 761 382
Partners: Heritage Society NI, Environment and Heritage Service NI, Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, Hearth Housing
Attractions: Tours, photo competition, junior drama group, music, heritage displays

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