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

Next Meetings

6th November 2019
Lord Pirrie – Mr. Titanic
Titanic expert, Mark Doherty, will relate the extraordinary life story of Viscount William James Pirrie, who, among many other roles, was Lord Mayor of Belfast and Chairman of Harland & Wolff. He was too, a close personal friend of monarchs and prime ministers.

4th December 2019
A Victorian Christmas
In a welcome return to our Society, Stephanie Lavery will, in her interactive style, bring to life typical festive events in big houses of the Victorian era.

8th January 2020
A Belfast Story
 In a monologue which is poignant in parts but balanced with Belfast humour, Sharon Dickson shares the 2nd World  War time experiences and stories of her mother’s family.

5th February 2020
Feathers & Fabric
Milliner and designer John Paul, will lead you on an interesting journey through time, exploring the history of hat wearing and the people who shaped headwear fashions.

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