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Annual General Meeting

The 234th Annual General Meeting of the Linen Hall Library (Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge) will be held at 1.00pm

Changemakers: Student and Youth Activism in Northern Ireland

‘Changemakers: Student and Youth Activism in Northern Ireland’ is a special project developed by
The Linen Hall that explores pivotal moments of student activism in Northern Ireland’s history and
spotlights the role of today’s changemakers.

Michael McLaverty Short Story Award 2023 Winners Announced

Tenaya Steed has won the prestigious Linen Hall Michael McLaverty Short Story Award for her story ‘Heavenly Mutha’. The two runners-up are Helena Close for ‘Under the Bridge’ and Ciarán Folan for ‘The Quiet of the Lake’.

Portrait of A House

We are delighted to unveil Portrait of A House, a collection of poems by the esteemed Northern Irish actor and theatre director, James Ellis. This book, a homage to Ellis’s cherished childhood memories, launches on Friday 15th March 2024, coinciding with what would have been his 93rd birthday.

Borders and Boundaries

The Linen Hall is pleased to announce its latest project, Borders and Boundaries, which includes an exhibition and a programme

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