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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.

Stand With Hope

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

The Linen Hall is delighted to welcome Hope the Lego Suffragette, a life-size model on loan from the Houses of Parliament. Crafted from an impressive 32,327 Lego bricks and assembled by 3 people over 171 hours, this remarkable installation serves as a powerful reminder of the struggles and triumphs of the women's suffrage movement. You can find Hope proudly displayed on Level 2 inside The Linen Hall.

Feminist Trailblazer: Mary Wollstonecraft

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

Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the most pioneering writers of modern society. In this talk on her life and career of, Professor Moyra Haslett remembers Wollstonecraft’s Belfast connection: the Belfast Reading Society (now The Linen Hall) demonstrated its progressive credentials by having A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, among other radical texts of the 1790s, in its collections.

Get Tickets £5.00 – £6.50

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.

£10.00 – £15.00

Italian Conversation Short Course

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

After popular demand, Dr Federica Ferrieri is back at The Linen Hall with a brand new conversation short course! Join us for an easy Italian conversation short course designed for beginners and lower intermediate students.

Get Tickets £35.00 – £40.00 -1 tickets left

Who Says I Can’t?

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

In 1910, in Randalstown, Country Antrim, Lilian Bland made history, becoming the first woman in the world to design, build and fly a biplane. Who Says I Can’t? by Carol Moore reimagines Bland’s life, from her work as a photographer and sportswriter and her defiance of societal expectations to her love of speed and the outdoors and her passion for flying.

Get Tickets £5.00 – £6.50

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 14 tickets left

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 13 tickets left

Our Roots Travel Widely: Irish Poetry Beyond Regionalism and Nationalism

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

This symposium will explore mid-century Irish poetry’s rich web of affiliations, reconceptualising the period from Partition to the Troubles by bringing to light forgotten cross-border collaborations, transnational connections, feminist, ecocritical, socialist, and working-class perspectives. Led by Dr Gail McConnell (Queen’s University Belfast) and Dr Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University), this symposium is the second public event of ‘Irish Poetry Beyond Regionalism and Nationalism’, a two-year project funded by the Higher Education Authority under the North-South Research Programme of the Shared Island Initiative. Dr Lucy Collins, Associate Professor in the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin, will deliver the keynote lecture.


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