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

Next Meetings

1st February 2017
Navigation House and the Lagan Canal
Brenda Turnbull, Chief Officer of the Lagan Canal Restoration Trust, will describe plans for the reopening of the canal and the proposed digital history of the Navigation Project.

1st March 2017
No tolerance of undeserving rank and splendour
G and S enthusiast, Stephen Goss, will present a light-hearted look at the wit and satire of Gilbert & Sullivan.

5th April 2017
Annual General Meeting followed by 'The way we used to shop'
Local Historian and author, Norman Weatherall, will recall the variety and splendour of Belfast’s big shops.

3rd May 2017
Annual Dinner
7.30 pm. Venue to be announced.

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