+44 (0)28 9032 1707
info@linenhall.com

News Archive

Linen Hall Library Job Opening for Arts and Cultural Programmer

The Linen Hall Library has a current job opening for an Arts and Cultural Programmer. Click through for full details.  ...

Read more

Tragedy of Transatlantic Slave Trade is Captured in Art at Linen Hall in October

On 1 October the Linen Hall launches a new exhibition EXODUS: Commemorating 400 years since the start of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, produced by ACSONI (African and Caribbean Support Northern Ireland). Through a mixed-media presentation, the exhibition focuses on and remembers the Maangamizi (genocide of those caught up in the slave trade).   Also launching in October is a showcase of Indian representations…...

Read more

October to December 2019 What’s On guides now available

The Linen Hall Library’s What’s On guides listing all events for October – December 2019 are now available in the Library, through Northern Ireland Tourist Information Centres, and at various venues throughout Belfast. Or download a guide here. You can view and book our events online at https://linenhall.com/event/  ...

Read more

International Writer and Broadcaster Polly Devlin – Exclusive Evening Appearance for Linen Hall Fundraiser

On Tuesday 5 November Polly Devlin, OBE, writer, broadcaster and filmmaker, will talk in depth about her fascinating life and career at an exclusive personal appearance at the Grand Opera House, Belfast. In Conversation with Polly Devlin will be hosted by journalist Suzanne Lowry and has been organised to raise…...

Read more

Free Talk Series – ‘Reflections on 1969, Lived Experiences & Living History’

The programme ‘Reflections on 1969, Lived Experiences & Living History’ organised by the Fellowship of the Messines Association will create opportunities for individuals, from a range of backgrounds and political viewpoints, to engage in reflective discourse and discussions with each other on the events in question. The aim is not…...

Read more

IT’S BACK TO THE 60s IN SEPTEMBER AT THE LINEN HALL

Half a century ago John Lennon sang ‘Give Peace a Chance’ at the same time barricades were erected in Belfast and radical student movement People’s Democracy marched for civil rights. From 16 – 27 September the Linen Hall remembers the People’s Democracy with memorabilia, posters and more. Against this turbulent…...

Read more

International Harpists Gather at the Linen Hall for Exclusive Event on 12 September

On Thursday 12 September at 3.30pm – 7.30pm a pre-eminent group of harpists and scholars will gather for one afternoon only in the Linen Hall Library to celebrate Bengal and Belfast coming together to champion the Irish harp on the bicentennial of the Irish Harp Society of Belfast (1819 –…...

Read more

Women in the Archives Exhibition Begins Cross Border Tour

A joint Women In The Archives exhibition from the Linen Hall Library and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), exploring hidden female voices and stories from across the centuries, has begun a tour of border venues, starting at Derry Central Library from Friday, July 26.  Women in the…...

Read more

International Harpist to Perform at the Linen Hall in August Plus More…

Internationally renowned harpist Gráinne Hambly (pictured) will perform with the Harp Tour of Ireland in a special musical evening on Monday 5 August. On 9 August travel writer Paul Clements gives his humorous views on rambling around the back roads of Ireland. The schedule of August events in date order…...

Read more

Linen is the theme for July at the Linen Hall Library

In July the Linen Hall Library dives between the linen sheets and recounts the boom and bust tale of the Belfast linen industry with a new exhibition, Linenopolis, and series of linen-themed events.  The schedule of July events in date order is as follows:  Linenopolis 1 July – 31 August/…...

Read more
Font Resize