Helen C. Jones, Reserach Librarian at The Wallace Collection, concludes our programme of events celebrating Sir Richard Wallace’s bicentenary

Thursday 11th April 2019 7pm - 9pm The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum is pleased to present Helen C. Jones, Research Librarian at The Wallace Collection. Helen concludes our programme of events celebrating Sir Richard Wallace's bicentenary with her talk: "The great, the good and the interesting: a snapshot of late Victorian society uncovered [...]

Northern Ireland’s textile past, present and future: reviving the William Liddell Collection

The recent opening of two new exhibitions in The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum have been featured on Ulster University "The Shuttle & Shafts exhibition is a result of a two-year project funded by the National Lottery via the Heritage Lottery Fund and led by Senior Research Fellow Trish Belford of Ulster University to [...]

Exhibition: Dennis H Osborne Artist – An Appreciation

Exhibition: Dennis H Osborne Artist - An Appreciation The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum’s new exhibition: Dennis H Osborne (1919-2016) Artist: An Appreciation features over 30 paintings and sketches from both the museum’s extensive Osborne collection, and a number of generous private donors and collections.  A resident of Lisburn for over 20 years, Osborne [...]

Exhibition: The Somme, Our Story, 1916

The Somme, Our Story, 1916 To mark the Centenary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum presents its new major exhibition: The Somme, Our Story, 1916. Packed with letters, photographs, original artefacts, documents and archival footage, the exhibition offers up a social history of the [...]

Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday Exhibition

Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday Exhibition Our new exhibition - titled: Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday Exhibition - will open in the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum on Monday 25 April, and will look back at the Queen’s 90 years.  This will include displays of royal memorabilia, images and literature relating to royal visits to Lisburn [...]

Rising Voices: Lisburn at Easter 1916; New Exhibition Exploring the Easter Rising and an Ulster Town

Rising Voices: Lisburn at Easter 1916 New Exhibition On March 24th 2016 the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum opened 'Rising Voices: Lisburn at Easter 1916', a new exhibition exploring the Easter Rising and Lisburn, through the story of individuals associated with the town. When the Rising broke out in April 1916 Lisburn,  like many towns in Ulster, [...]

Exhibition: Visit ‘Lisburn, 1912-1914’ (Now updated to include the Gallipoli Campaign, 1915)

Exhibition: Visit 'Lisburn, 1912-1914' The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum’s latest exhibition, ‘Lisburn, 1912-1914’, explores the people and the place from the early 1900s to the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914. Through objects, images and text, the exhibition charts life in the town in the Edwardian era and reaction [...]

Exhibition (April 2015) – The ‘dreaded peninsula’: Lisburn and district men at Gallipoli, 1915

Exhibition (April 2015) - The ‘dreaded peninsula’ April 25th (Anzac Day), marks the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign, a series of disastrous allied landings in, what is now, modern-day Turkey during the First World War (1914-1918). Turkey’s entry into the war had cut off the supply route between Britain and France and their ally Russia [...]

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