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The Society was founded in 1967 to promote the advancement of education by the study of local history in the Lisburn area.

Next Meetings

5th September 2018
Victorian Memories
Stephanie Lavery will “bring to life” the working day of a house maid in the Victorian era.

3rd October 2018
Sir Crawford McCullagh
Biographer Susan Cunningham, will tell us about her great-grandfather who became the longest serving Lord Mayor in the United Kingdom, guiding Belfast through both World Wars and helping to create its commercial centre.

7th November 2018
The Donegal Spitfire
Jonny McNee will give a talk describing the fascinating events behind his discovery and excavation in 2011 of Pilot Officer Roland ‘Bud’ Wolfe’s Spitfire P8074 from deep beneath the peat on the Glenshinny mountain, Inishowen Peninsula, Co Donegal.

5th December 2018
Christmas Miscellany
After our seasonal refreshments, LHS members will read a selection of Christmas themed news items of the past and poems, interspersed with live musical performances by Hayley and Tim Howe.

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