To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.

W. Somerset Maugham




Aisling Ghéar: A Journey in Irish Theatre

When: 4 December - 4 January
Location: Vertical Gallery
Admission: Free

Northern Ireland's premier Irish language theatre company looks back over its 20-year history. The company has produced and toured a diverse range of playwrights such as Machiavelli, WB Yeats, Tom Murphy, Rosemary Jenkinson and Marie Jones.



Some small works by Ray Duncan

When: 4 December - 12 January
Where: Linen Hall cafe 
Admission: Free

Regarded as one of Belfast's leading contemporary artists, Ray has produced abstraction, landscape and figurative work and exhibited in galleries throughout Ireland, London and New York.

Exploring the matters of shape and colour sensations, his work creates atmosphere that allows the viewer to personally engage with the work and enter the world of the painting where a transcendental journey can take place.

The Linen Hall Library is open free to the public. Our opening hours are:

 Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, and Saturday 9.30am – 4.00pm.