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 September 2017
Henry Munro and the
United Irishmen

History author and descendent of Henry Munro, John Bradbury, will give an account of Munro’s involvement in this movement. He will give an overview of the movement, describing the situation in Belfast and Lisburn at the time.

4th October 2017
Celebrated Citizens from In
and Around Belfast

Historian Stephen Goss will talk about individuals who were either distinguished or famous in their time, but are now largely forgotten.

1st November 2017
Flowers at the Frontline – in the Second World War
Frances Green talks of the welfare provision - and flowers! - arranged by her mother with the Red Cross St.John Ambulance, at home and overseas.

6th December 2017
The Golden Age of the Music Hall, 1880-1928

Local historian and author, Norman Weatherall, will place special emphasis on Belfast in this talk which includes original recordings of artistes.

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