MD of Stream Advertising in Belfast, commented saying “Belfast have every right to be proud of what their forefathers achieved with the Titanic. After all, there is a famous Belfast joke which goes – “She was alright when she left us!”
It is remarkable, therefore, to consider that following the sinking of the great vessel, workers at Harland & Wolfe Belfast were ordered never to mention the ship ever again. Indeed it is only comparatively recently that the city has begun to remember the Titanic with anything like the respect and admiration it deserves. Work in the Titanic Quarter is testament to this change in opinion – chiefly the soon-to-be-opened Titanic Belfast exhibition centre, which is set not only to celebrate the lost vessel but almost everything that made Belfast the great city it is today, mainly the sprawling yards of Harland & Wolfe.
The exhibition centre, located just feet away from Titanic’s own dry dock, is to feature nine distinctive galleries, each telling the Titanic’s story through a mix of state-of-the-
“I, for one, can’t wait to take a look at the new exhibit,” says Managing Director of Stream Advertising. “This is set to be the pinnacle of the pride and respect in what the people of this fine city achieved a century ago.”
The Titanic Belfast exhibit will open on March 31st, 2012, just a few weeks off the centenary of Titanic’s sinking. There will also be a number of events coinciding with the occasion all across the city. Particular mention should be given to the Titanic Dinner given at the Ryanne Guesthouse in Holywood, overlooking Belfast Lough.
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