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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 AC Hotel Belfast

People on the Mile EastSide Tourism

People on the Mile EastSide Tourism

People on the Mile Lagan Lookout

People on the Mile Lagan Lookout

People on the Mile Lagan Search and Rescue

People on the Mile Lagan Search and Rescue

People on the Mile Markets

People on the Mile Markets

People on the Mile Mic N Bike Tours

People on the Mile Mic N Bike Tours

People on the Mile St Joseph’s

People on the Mile St Joseph’s

People on the Mile Tall Ship Volunteers

People on the Mile Tall Ship Volunteers

People on the Mile Titanic Distillers

People on the Mile Titanic Distillers

Stories

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.

Dan Gordon – NI Actor & Playwright

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 – 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

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

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!