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This November, one year on from the extraORDINARYwomen project, we are delighted to have another opportunity to hear the stories of more extraORDINARYwomen making history and impacting our diverse community. Join us at the Linen Hall for an inspiring panel discussion that will bring to life authentic experiences of women in media.
Join Joseph Quinn at the Linen Hall Library as he discusses Belfast’s role in the Second World War. Joseph is the project co-ordinator of ‘Their Finest Hour’, a crowdsourcing initiative by the University of Oxford that aims to collect and digitally archive the everyday stories and objects of the Second World War.
From the first race in 1922, the Ulster Grand Prix has been one of the most thrilling events in the international motorcycling calendar, attracting enormous crowds of spectators to watch the world’s great riders in action. Now, a century on, the UGP holds a special place in the hearts of fans here in Northern Ireland and across the world.
For decades Richard Hayward (1892 – 1964) was a household name in Ulster and one of Ireland’s best loved cultural figures. Local folk-singers Maurice Leyden and Jane Cassidy team up with Hayward’s biographer Paul Clements to present a show celebrating Richard Hayward’s fascinating career and contribution to the cultural life of the island of Ireland, through anecdote and folk–song.