LondonThe  Corporation of the City of London and the London Livery Companies received instruction from James 1 to settle or “plant” Ulster with English and Scottish Protestants in the early seventeenth century.

Coleraine was one of the two urban communities developed by the London Companies in the Plantation of Ulster (the other community being that of  Derry~Londonderry).

6 of our Project Team are going on a 3-day visit to London to explore the links between London and the Coleraine Plantation on the 25th, 26th and 27th of June 2013

Here’s our itinerary :

Tuesday 25th June

Visit to the Museum of London here

Visit to the Lord Mayor’s Mansion House here

Wednesday 26th June

Visit to the Clothworkers’ Livery Hall here

Visit to Guildhall here

Visit to the Irish Society’s London offices here

Attendance at the Gresham College Lecture (Dr Ian Archer) here

Thursday 27th June

Visit to the London Metropolitan Archives here


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