Posts Tagged ‘ HMS Caroline ’

The nominees for the Museum of the Year

Apr 28th, 2019 | By

The nominees this year are the new V&A in Dundee, St Fagans National Museum of History in Cardiff, HMS Caroline in Belfast, the Nottingham Contemporary and the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

East Belfast or Ballymacarret

Dec 6th, 2013 | By

On Tuesday evening at Stormont, members of the Northern Irish Assembly discussed tourism in East Belfast or, as Michael Copeland pointed out, Ballymacarret, because originally, this area was not part of Belfast at all.

Remembering our navy

May 17th, 2013 | By

Yesterday I was down in Portsmouth. Co-incidentally HMS Ark Royal was being positioned by tugs at a wharf before it is taken from Portsmouth for the very last time and cut up for scrap.

The racing pensioner and the battle-scarred veteran

May 9th, 2013 | By

The announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of £68 million in support of just six projects today gives an indication of how important these are. Usually many more than six are allotted funds and few are allotted as much as has been given today.

The future of HMS Caroline

Jun 25th, 2012 | By

As you go up to the new Titanic experience in Belfast you pass a number of old buildings. Between them you might just spot a warship if the bus isn’t travelling too fast. This is HMS Caroline – the last survivor of WWI and a ship only recently decommissioned from the navy. But it looks to be in a rather sorry state.