Community Engagement

Titanic Foundation and our Board are committed to stakeholder and community engagement. Prior to the opening of Titanic Belfast, we engaged communities in Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, working in partnership with organisations across Belfast, including Belfast City Council, W5 and Belfast Harbour Commission to deliver a twelve month city wide programme of pre-opening engagement.

Events included Titanic tea parties, Titanic dances, Titanic Ambassadors and Titanic heritage plaques throughout North, West, East and South Belfast which resulted in the whole city embracing the project.

Titanic Foundation are also represented on East Belfast Partnership ensuring that links with the neighbouring community remain strong.

In 2013, Titanic Foundation re-opened the Drawing Offices to the public and before they closed for restoration, we welcomed almost 50,000 people, demonstrating our commitment to engagement, and we love the opportunity to hear the stories of former employees.

In February 2014, we appointed a full time Destination Manager whose remit is to develop a collaborative and partnership approach across Titanic Quarter attractions and heritage assets, organising events and identifying outreach opportunities.

You can read some case studies of our community engagement opposite.

 

Titanic Hotel Belfast & Drawing Offices – Preview Event Sept 17

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A Shipyard Coffee Catch-Up, Oct 16

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The Big Lighthouse Draw

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Recreation of Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices Iconic Naval Architects Photograph, Aug 15

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The Big Titanic Draw Event, Oct 15

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Tall Ships: Festival of Maritime Heritage in the Drawing Offices

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H&W Drawing Offices Reunion Event, May 15

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International Women’s Day, March 15

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Alternative Energies Inter-generational project, Nov 14

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European Heritage Open Days, Sept 14

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Giro Italia Schools, May 14

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One Giant Wish for Belfast, Nov 13

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Let’s Talk Titanic, Nov 2013

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Titanic Heritage Plaques – the Guarantee Group, May 2012

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Titanic Time Travellers, Nov 2011

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