Sham fight offers expression of culture

Next month’s Sham fight at Scarva will offer an enhanced cultural experience, organisers have confirmed. Regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s largest one day events, the Royal Black Institution’s flagship demonstration on July 13 will this year also incorporate Lambeg workshops and highland dancing, among other activities. A new cultural field will cater for the...
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Loyal Orders set to rally for the Reformation

A major Loyal Order rally, anticipated to be one of the largest and most significant public events in Europe marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, takes place in Portadown this weekend. Several thousand members of the Royal Black and Orange Institutions – along with representatives from the Apprentice Boys, Association of Loyal Orange Women of Ireland,...
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Royal Black launch new website

The Royal Black Institution has launched a new-look website. As well as promoting the ethos and history of the organisation, the enhanced and informative online platform will play a key role in providing the latest news relating to the Loyal Order. The online development comes as the Institution embraces social media for the first time,...
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SHAM FIGHT – SCARVA – 2015

The Sham Fight at Scarva is firmly established as one of the major events on the Northern Ireland cultural and tourism calendar. And key public bodies are now supporting the event to make it an even bigger family friendly day out. This year’s Sham Fight, organised by RBP 1000, will take place in the County...
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£85,000 to support two Christian charities working in war-torn South Sudan.

The Royal Black Institution has raised £85,000 to support two Christian charities working in war-torn South Sudan. The Institution’s 2014/15 charity appeal supported the Bible Society in Northern Ireland and Mission Aviation Fellowship. The money will be used to send bibles to Christians in South Sudan and bring humanitarian aid to remote communities. Mission Aviation...
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