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irish linen centre and lisburn museum 2017 autumn talks programme

Free Autumn Talks Programme 2017

Free Autumn Talks Programme 2017

Including: Michael Jackson, Philip Orr, Dr Henry Jeffries, Prof Johnston McMaster, Rev Dr Martyn Cowan and Piet Chielens.

Autumn Talks Programme 2017: Tuesday 3 October – Saturday 28 October

The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum presents its fourth series of autumn talks, which is designed to complement our exhibition programme relating to the Great War period and the Reformation (opening October 2017).  Three talks relate to the First World War, with a focus on 1917 and Irish experience at the battles of Messines and Passchendaele, while a further three explore the legacy of the Reformation, from 1517 onwards.

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All our autumn talks are FREE.  Tickets are issued on a first come basis and are available from:

Reception, Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Market Square, Lisburn, BT28 1AG

Tel. 028 92663377 or Email

Talks are held in the Assembly Room, Lisburn Museum, and start at 7pm* sharp. *The morning open session on Saturday 28 October will be presented by In Flanders Fields Museum experts: 11am-12pm.



03oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: Back over Old Ground by Michael Jackson7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

09oct7:00 pmFilm: A Man for All Seasons (1966) Cert 12A7:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

10oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: The Battle of Messines, Why it Still Matters Today by Philip Orr7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

11oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: The Reformation in Ireland by Dr Henry Jefferies7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

23oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: Reformed Always to be Reformed, the Reformations then and now by Professor Johnston McMaster7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

24oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: Luther and his Legacy by Reverend Dr Martyn Cowan7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

27oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTalk: The Irish Contribution to the Great War in Belgium, Piet Chielens, In Flanders Fields Museum7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

28oct10:00 am11:50 pmFREE Halloween Workshops Saturday 28th October - Wednesday 1st November 201710:00 am - 11:50 pm(GMT+00:00)

28oct11:00 am12:00 pmOpen Workshop with Piet Chielens and Annick Vandenbilcke, In Flanders Fields Museum11:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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