Free walking tours around the city of Belfast. The tours will run from 10am on each Saturday and Sunday during November 2021. Tours will depart promptly from outside Belfast City Hall (in front of Queen Victoria statue) and will last 1.5 hours. Please assemble at 9:45am. Booking is essential.
This walk will take you around Belfast, linking the city’s built environment, public art and urban landscape to its political traditions, social history and cultural heritage. You will discover the amazing street art of the city, the stunning architecture and the blue plaques that tell the amazing history and the stunning stories of Belfast’s residents from the Plantation of Ulster to the Troubles.
The tours will be led by guides who are trainee or qualified Blue or Green Badge tour guides. The tours are in association with Dr Tom Thorpe, an Independent Scholar/Public Historian/Tour Guide and Professor Keith D. Lilley from the Heritage Hub, Queen’s University Belfast.
Everyone is welcome. The tours will take place on the flat and are wheelchair accessible.
Of particular interest to those who would like to find out more about the social history and development of Belfast.
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