Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition

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

Experience the profoundly moving Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the island of Ireland, exclusively at The Linen Hall. This exhibition, produced by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, highlights the devastation wreaked by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, one of the most significant moments of the Second World War which ushered in the nuclear age.

Baroness May Blood: A Celebration of an Extraordinary Woman

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

EXHIBITION This exhibition draws on The Linen Hall’s extensive Baroness May Blood MBE archive to create a vivid portrait of one of Northern Ireland’s most important and inspirational women.

Baroness May Blood: A Celebration of an Extraordinary Woman

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

PANEL CONVERSATION As part of our ongoing celebration of extraORDINARYwomen , join us at The Linen Hall for a panel discussion honouring the life and legacy of Baroness May Blood, a pivotal figure in Northern Ireland's history.

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Michael McLaverty Short Story Award

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

Join us for a celebration of Michael McLaverty’s writing legacy and presentation of the winning stories of this year’s short story award.

The Stories Behind Belfast’s Street Names

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

Since 2020, Martin Magill has been researching the fascinating stories behind Belfast’s street names, uncovering a wealth of information about 2,000 street names, revealing the people and the historical events that have shaped the city.

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Northern Soul Roadshow Showcase

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

We are delighted to host the Irish Writers Centre for a showcase event celebrating the finale of its Northern Soul Roadshow, a programme of events curated by writer-facilitator Fiona O’Rourke. Featuring special guest author Anna Burns, the event will showcase new work from writers who took part in the Northern Soul Roadshow 2024.

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Towards a Belfast Festival of History

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

There is a growing sentiment among those engaged in Belfast’s history that the city should establish its own festival. The success of such an endeavour lays on the active support and participation of the public.

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Ciara O’Neill

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

Join us for an extraordinary evening with award-winning singer Ciara O’Neill at The Linen Hall. This enchanting night of music and poetry will witness the collaborative magic between Ciara and critically acclaimed poet Moyra Donaldson, marking the launch of Ciara’s latest EP, 'Woman.' Experience Ciara's captivating stage presence as she unveils her poetic song writing and mesmerizing vocals