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Changemakers: Exhibition

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

Working with local student and youth groups, ‘Changemakers: Student and Youth Activism in Northern Ireland’ explores contemporary and historical issues that students and young people have campaigned on from the 1960s to the present day. Using artefacts and ephemera from The Linen Hall’s archives, alongside materials created by groups as part of the project, we have co-curated this exhibition reflecting on these campaigns.

Rudolf Thurneysen and Die Irische Heldensage

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

As part of the Ulidia 7 conference, organised by the Celtic Studies department at the University of Ulster, Professor Bernhard Maier from the University of Tübingen will deliver a lecture, discussing the genesis of the publication of the first study of the tales of the Ulster cycle published in 1921 in Germany, and looking at the career of linguist and Celticist Rudolf Thurneysen, from his first appointment in Freiburg to his years in Bonn.

Linenopolis Tour

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

During the 1800s Belfast and its surrounding towns exploded with industry. One of the most significant industries of that time was the linen industry. Discover the history of Belfast’s linen trade on this city-centre walking tour. Many buildings in The Linen Hall area reflect the city’s past as a global industrial hub of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Get Tickets £10.00 – £15.00

Stitching for Solidarity

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

Stitching for Solidarity is a thought-provoking exhibition that highlights the poignant narratives woven into the fabric of resistance. In
collaboration with Conflict Textiles, we are delighted to present 12 arpilleras from 1976, '77, and '78, acquired in Chile by a member of the
Chile Solidarity Committee of Berlin. These arpilleras, expertly mounted on Irish linen, are exhibited together for the first time, marking a historic occasion. Additionally, this collaboration marks the inaugural merging of Chilean hessian and Irish linen by Conflict Textiles, adding a unique dimension to the exhibition.

Linenopolis Tour

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

During the 1800s Belfast and its surrounding towns exploded with industry. One of the most significant industries of that time was the linen industry. Discover the history of Belfast’s linen trade on this city-centre walking tour. Many buildings in The Linen Hall area reflect the city’s past as a global industrial hub of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Stitching for Solidarity: Exhibition Launch

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

Join us for the launch of the Stitching for Solidarity exhibition. At this event, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about Conflict Textiles and their impactful work, as well as celebrating the resilience amidst conflict and exploring the transformative power of textiles in promoting positive change. Discover how arpilleras serve as powerful expressions of resistance against human rights abuses and repression, and how this form of creative expression transcends borders to foster dialogue, understanding, and healing from the grassroots up.

Linenopolis Tour

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

During the 1800s Belfast and its surrounding towns exploded with industry. One of the most significant industries of that time was the linen industry. Discover the history of Belfast’s linen trade on this city-centre walking tour. Many buildings in The Linen Hall area reflect the city’s past as a global industrial hub of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Get Tickets £10.00 – £15.00 15 tickets left

Blood on the Dance Floor

Linen Hall Library 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, United Kingdom

Join us for a special screening of the powerful BBC Northern Ireland Spotlight documentary, Blood on the Dance Floor. It describes how Darren Bradshaw, a gay police officer, was shot dead by a republican gunman in The Parliament Bar (a gay bar) in Belfast in 1997, and the impact of his killing and its circumstances. It also explores the experiences of the LGBT community in this period. This event coincides with Pride Week and will be followed by a Q&A with its creator, Jordan Dunbar – allowing us to discuss what’s involved in current affairs journalism, including the BBC podcast series on which this edition of Spotlight was based.

Free

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