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Annual General Meeting

The 233rd Annual General Meeting of the Linen Hall Library (Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge) will be held

'Origins & Legacies: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement' project at The Linen Hall.

Origins & Legacies: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement

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.

We are looking for a Library Assistant

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 info@linenhall.com by Friday 3rd February, at 5 pm.

We are looking for an Archive Project Assistant

‘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.

We are looking for a Cultural Programmer

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

Our March events at a glance

ANTRIM ART CLUB SPRING EXHIBITION Exhibition The Antrim Art Club has been at the heart of the local art scene

January events at The Linen Hall

Our January events at a glance

January is a month of commemoration at The Linen Hall.
January’s exhibition ‘The Men Behind the Glass’ pays tribute to to the sacrifice made by pupils and staff of Campbell College. Francis Hutcheson and Contemporary Ireland, Andrew Gibson Memorial Lecture, After Auschwitz are some of the events…

Our November events at a glance

Join us at The Linen Hall this month for a series of events focusing on conflicts through history as well as a couple of bonus talks and panel discussions.

The Linen Hall: Belfast’s Home of Poetry

The Linen Hall Library has been always known as the home of poetry in Belfast, holding some of the most significant works of local poetry, from the historic works of Robert Burns to Belfast poets Louis MacNeice and John Hewitt.

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