One of our favourite things about the Maritime Mile is how, one way or another, everyone has a link to Belfast’s iconic waterfront. Whether it’s stories from former employees, Q&As from workers and residents along the Mile or memories from people who love to visit – everyone has a connection to the Maritime Mile.
Get to know the Mile from the local neighbourhood experts, from Sailortown to Titanic Quarter! Don’t forget to share your memories with us for your chance to be featured!
Dan Gordon – NI Actor & Playwright
Dan Gordon, Northern Irish actor, director and playwright talks about his links to the H&W shipyard and inspiration behind his award-winning play 'The Boat Factory'.
Alissa Kleist – Curator of Household
Alissa Kleist is curator and co-director of Household. Household is based in Sailortown and is an art organisation founded in 2012 that is run collectively by a group of artists, curators and designers.
Matt Pelech – Belfast Giants’ Player
Belfast Giant's defenceman Matt Pelech's has been living and working on the Maritime Mile since he started his first season with the Belfast Giants in 2019. Read about his most memorable moments and what he likes to do in his spare time along the Maritime Mile.
Rodney McCullough – Former H&W Employee
Read about Rodney McCullough's amazing 55 year career with Harland and Wolff, as well as how life along the Maritime Mile has changed since 1959!