November, 2021

23nov(nov 23)10:11 am31mar(mar 31)10:11 amExhibition: The Bard of Lambeg, James McKowen (1814-89), Poet of Lisburn(November 23) 10:11 am - (March 31) 10:11 am

James McKowen Poet of Lisburn bard of Lambeg Exhibition Poster


November 23 (Tuesday) 10:11 am - March 31 (Thursday) 10:11 am

Event Details

‘The Bard of Lambeg, James McKowen (1814-89), Poet of Lisburn’ explores the life and work of local poet and historian James McKowen, and is launched in conjunction with a new book by the author and historian Gilbert Watson.  The book, ‘History into Poetry, the Works of James McKowen’, is the first edited collection of McKowen’s poems, songs, and letters, and offers a fascinating insight into the work of one of Lisburn’s most important literary figures.  The book is published by the Ulster-Scots Agency, and supported by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.


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