Origins & Legacies: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement10th March 2023
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There are many fascinating and surprising artefacts in the vast trove of the Gibson Collection. I came across one particular piece during a recent rummage that I’d like to bring to your attention.
Mark Thompson, Ulster Scotsman, presenter and Scots Language enthusiast picked out an early edition of James Orr’s poetry from the Gibson Collection. He told Alistair Heather about the man and the work.
The Gibson Collection, wi its squatter o Burns quairs, Burnsiana, an Burns material, is a testament tae the routh o historical links atween Ulster an Scotland. It minds us that
I’m Iona, a Scots Sangster fae Huntly in Aiberdeenshire. I muived tae Glesca in 2015 an stairted studying Scots Sang unner the tutorship o Rod Paterson, ane o Scotland’s maist celebrated sangsters an exponents o Burns sangs.
Len Pennie, Scots poet and activist (@missPunnyPennie on Twitter) writes about her relationship with Burns, and picks out the foreign language Burns editions from the Gibson collection.
The Linen Hall Library has a depth of material that sheds light on the local love of Burns and helps explain in part why the Gibson Collection came to be deposited in the city.
When you leave elected office in the fashion I have, the obvious question is “what are you going to do next?”. The honest answer is I’m not really sure.
In this blog Carol Moore, a co-founder of Charabanc Theatre Company, talks about the exciting first years of the company, and what she describes as ‘a journey of female empowerment’.
In this blog noted members of the Word of Mouth Poetry Collective, namely Gráinne Tobin and Ruth Carr, share experiences of what it was like to be part of the collective.
In this blog Anna Lo discusses her election journey, making change for a better future and her debut in politics. A tough campaigning journey proved to be fruitful as she made history by becoming ‘the first non-white elected politician in Northern Ireland.
Danielle Roberts is Policy and Development Officer for Here NI. In this blog, she explores the legacy of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition. She recalls how seeing a poster in the Linen Hall Library’s Vertical Gallery reminded her of the commitment these women had to making Northern Ireland a more equal place.
Death and Feminism blog by Rosemary Jenkinson, award-winning playwright, essayist, and short story specialist allows us to peep behind the doors of a writer’s life through humour’s glasses.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, The Linen Hall is launching a new project to explore its origins and legacies. Through an exhibition, a series of events and an oral history project, The Linen Hall will reflect on the processes which led to the accord, the competing sides of the referendum campaign, and its impact.
The Linen Hall is seeking a full-time, temporary Library Assistant. To apply, please submit a CV with covering letter detailing your experience by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 3rd February, at 5 pm.
The Linen Hall is seeking oral history participants for its project, The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement: Origins and Legacies.
‘The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement: Origins and Legacies’ project will explore making, agreeing, and keeping peace in Northern Ireland from the early 1990s until the present day. The project is seeking applications for the role of Archive Project Assistant.
The Linen Hall is seeking to employ a full-time, Cultural Programmer.
The Cultural Programmer will be a team player, with the ability to work on their own initiative. The successful candidate will be methodical in their approach, work well under time pressures and possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
ANTRIM ART CLUB SPRING EXHIBITION Exhibition The Antrim Art Club has been at the heart of the local art scene for over 70 years. Established in 1951, the club encourages,