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.
People on the Mile Videos
Hear some fantastic stories from crabs living in the Lagan, the origin of the saying ‘Do you think I came up the Lagan in a bubble’ to Ginger Ale being invented in Belfast. Check out all the videos below. The initiative would not have been possible without investment from Tourism NI’s Website Development Fund Programme.
People on the Mile AC Hotel Belfast
People on the Mile EastSide Tourism
People on the Mile Lagan Lookout
People on the Mile Lagan Search and Rescue
People on the Mile Markets
People on the Mile Mic N Bike Tours
People on the Mile St Joseph’s
People on the Mile Tall Ship Volunteers
People on the Mile Titanic Distillers
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.
AVA Belfast 2022
AVA Belfast has evolved into what is undoubtedly one of the most important festival events in Northern Ireland’s ever-expanding cultural calendar. Across the 3rd + 4th June for the 2022 edition, AVA invites international icons from the live and electronic worlds to the heart of Belfast city to play alongside the grassroots Southern and Northern Irish talent that inspired AVA from day one.
From Crystal Palace, 1851 to Cristal Palace, 2022
2022 is a year of celebration on the Maritime Mile. Kerrie Sweeney, Chief Executive of Maritime Belfast Trust reflects on the milestone events taking place this year and how the past and present on the city’s iconic waterfront are interwoven.
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!