The fifth of a series of Zoom webinar conversations which are exploring the connection between history, language and place in the Craigavon area from the tranquil shores of South Lough Neagh through the urban centres of Portadown, Brownlow and Lurgan and everywhere in between.
In this conversation our panel will reflect on the past, present and future of Portadown through their own knowledge, thoughts, personal memories and reminiscences.
Panelists (to be confirmed) include:
– Donagh McKeown (moderator),
– Lisa Partridge, Portadown Heritage Tours (
– Jonjo Power, Chief Executive of Hospitality Manager’s Network – NI and former publican of The Oak Bar in Woodhouse Street.
– Charmain Jones, Rural Community Network,
– Rodney Cordner, Folk Singer
– Jim Conway, local historian and member of Craigavon Historical Society
This panel conversation is free to view but pre-registration is required via Eventbright. To register click the following link:
A Zoom link to the presentation will be e-mailed to you 24 hours before the event.
This project is made possible through funding from The Community Heritage Fund, which was distributed by the National Lottery Heritage Fund Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for Communities.
> In total 29 Communities heritage projects from across Northern Ireland have been awarded grants totaling £241,900
>The fund is part of the £29million Executive allocation to support the arts, culture, heritage and language sectors in Northern Ireland.