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Linen Hall Launches Christmas Fundraiser

The Linen Hall Library is a charity and depends on donations to continue our great work. Throughout the month of December, the Linen Hall is running a Christmas Giving-Tree fundraiser. Donate as little as £10 and claim a place on our Christmas tree and receive a donation certificate. Give in…...

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December at the Linen Hall Is Full of Christmas Crackers to See Out Our 230th Year

The Linen Hall waves goodbye to its 230th year in December with two stunning art exhibitions Stickin Out and Breathing Space running throughout the month. Get into the Christmas spirit with a performance of Dickens Creates Scrooge on the 12 December which examines the famous Dickens’ book A Christmas Carol,…...

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Linen Hall Library 2019 Holiday Schedule

Linen Hall Library Holiday Schedule for 2019   Tuesday 1 January       – New Year’s Day Monday 18 March         – St Patrick’s Day Holiday Monday 22 April           – Easter Monday Tuesday 23 April          – Easter Tuesday Monday 6…...

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Linen Hall Has Two Job Vacancies for Forthcoming Project

The Linen Hall Library has two job vacancies for the forthcoming funded digitisation and outreach project ‘Seen and Heard’ – Evolution of Women’s Lives in Northern Ireland – 1965 – 2018. The project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund – Northern Ireland. The two vacancies are (click through for information):…...

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Linen Hall Library Announces Launch of Endowment Fund

Announcing the launch of the Linen Hall Library Endowment Fund* Investing for the future.  Generating income for now. The Linen Hall Library is one of the oldest charities in Belfast. We depend on donations to ensure our sustainability. The Fund has been set up by the Governors and Management of…...

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What Really Goes On in the Masonic Order? Find Out at the Linen Hall in November

FREEMASONRY – WHAT REALLY GOES ON BEHIND THE HALLOWED DOORS NEW AND EXCLUSIVE EXHIBITION AT THE LINEN HALL IN NOVEMBER This year the Provincial Grand Lodge of Antrim celebrates 150 Years of Freemasonry. Discover the secrets of one of the oldest institutions in the world in a new exhibition Freemasonry…...

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Linen Hall Christmas Holiday Schedule

The Linen Hall Library will be closed for the Christmas holidays from 2.00pm on 24 December 2018 until 9.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2019....

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Linen Hall Launches 2018 Michael McLaverty Short Story Award

CALLING ALL SHORT STORY WRITERS! MICHAEL McLAVERTY SHORT STORY AWARD 2018 The Linen Hall Library in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has announced the launch of the 2018 Michael McLaverty Short Story Award. This prestigious award, which has run biennially since 2006, was set up to foster and encourage the tradition of…...

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What’s On Guides for October – December Now Available

The Linen Hall Library’s What’s On guides listing all events for October – December are now available in the Library, through Northern Ireland Tourist Information Centres, and at various venues throughout Belfast. You can also view and book our events online at https://linenhall.com/events/ Click through for October – December 2018…...

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Local Historian and Former Linen Hall Governor Honoured with Library Plaque

The Library has placed a brass plaque in the Irish & Local Studies department on the 4th floor in recognition of local historian and ex-Governor, the late Fred Heatley. Mr. Heatley was a Governor of the Linen Hall from 1983 – 1989, a period which covered some very turbulent years…...

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