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Light up Red for Somme Centenary

28 June 2016

As part of the Council’s Somme Centenary programme of commemorative events, Antrim Civic Centre, Mossley Mill and Ballyclare Town Hall will be lit up red on Friday 1 July to mark the Centenary anniversary of The Battle of The Somme.

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have a full line up of commemorative events planned from Friday 1 July – Thursday 18 November 2016.  The programme includes exhibitions, theatre productions and a special centenary concert which will take place at Theatre at The Mill on Thursday 20 October. 

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott commented: “I look forward to supporting and attending as many of these events as possible and I hope the people of our Borough will engage with our commemorative programme.”

A copy of this programme can be downloaded online from www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/somme