'The Richard Wallace March' by the French composer Adolphe Sellenick was first performed in Paris in 1877. The tune, performed here by Dynamic Brass, was especially arranged for the opening of The Sir Richard Wallace Exhibition at the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum, June 2018. For more information visit: https://www.lisburnmuseum.com/Wallace With thanks to Suzanne [...]
Highlights of the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum's Sir Richard Wallace Exhibition. Running from May-December 2018, the exhibition tells the story of the famed philanthropist, art collector and landlord, and his lasting legacy in Lisburn. Through photographs, prints, original artefacts, 3D-printed reproductions, dioramas, and objects from Castle House – which have never been publicly [...]
As part of the the museum's programme of events marking the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Richard Wallace (1818-90),the famed philanthropist, landlord and art collector, a Travelling Museum was erected in Wallace Park in June 23. This video features highlights from a brilliant day in the sun! Our tent featured weavers, story tellers, 3D-printing, [...]
Video: Philip Orr, Loyalist Memory and Commemoration of 1916 Philip Orr is the author of The Road to the Somme (1987), based on his interviews with Somme veterans. He has written extensively about Ireland, Ulster and the First World War, and is involved in a number of community development initiatives. Philip spoke as part of [...]
The Story of Flaxie and the Flaxie Buds: who is the museum for? Kids!
Video: Our Town, Lisburn in the 1950s A look back at 1950s Lisburn, including views of: Lisburn town centre. Street scene. Open air food market. General views of countryside. Church and local buildings, school. History of Lisburn. Lisnagarvey. Ruined castle. Wedding. Castle at Ballinderry. Linen weaving. Cottage. People going to church. Window shopping. Thiepval Barracks. [...]
Video: Fearghal McGarry - the Politics of Remembering 1916: commemoration, memory and myth Dr Fearghal McGarry, Reader in Modern Irish History at Queen’s University, spoke in the museum in Autumn 2016 on the topic of The Politics of Remembering 1916: commemoration, memory and myth About Fearghal McGarry Fearghal's His academic interest is in historical memory (including [...]