Connor Churches take part in European Heritage Open Days

Wednesday September 11th 2019

St John’s Parish Church, Malone, is taking part in European Heritage Open Days.

This weekend, September 14 and 15, hundreds of historic properties will throw open their doors for free as part of the annual European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) Scheme.

More than 300 free events for the whole family will take place across Northern Ireland.

The theme for 2019 EHOD is Arts and Entertainment, which presents an opportunity to explore the tangible and intangible elements of heritage of arts and entertainment and learn about their history and architecture.

A number of churches in Connor Diocese area among the many properties inviting people in over the weekend.

These include St John’s Parish Church, Malone, which opens on Saturday from 10am-2pm, with a talk on the Jeremy Taylor Stained Glass Window at 12 noon. It opens again on Sunday from 2pm-4pm, although visitors are welcome to join in Sunday worship. Celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, the church contains fine examples of work by famous Irish artists and craftspeople.

Other Connor churches taking part in European Heritage Open Days are:

  • Lisburn Cathedral
  • The Middle Church, Ballinderry (Sat only)
  • Christ Church, Derriaghy (Sat only)
  • St Catherine’s, Killead
  • Gartree Parish Church, Crumlin
  • St Nicholas Parish Church, Carrickfergus
  • St Cedma’s, Larne
  • Craigs Parish Church, Cullybackey
  • Cushendun Old Church Centre
  • St George’s High Street, Belfast
  • St Anne’s Cathedral
  • St Matthew’s, Shankill, Belfast

For a full programme of EHOD events, visit Discover Northern Ireland.

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