General Collections highlights

Sharing Space in South Belfast – Regeneration in Shared Spaces

South Belfast communities. Pt. 4.

The fourth programme in the Sharing Space series explores the issue of redeveloping areas to ensure an inclusive community. It considers how difficult the process of sharing and the renegotiation of public sp...

Ariel Killick – Ard-Siamsaíochta

Ariel is one of a tiny number of fluent Irish-speaking Stilt Performers, possibly the only known Scots-Gaelic speaking professional Stilt Performer in existence. She is in demand to entertain bilingually, providing a ...

hear (SENSORAMA)

A short film made during the SENSORAMA project with Open Arts Community Choir.

Belfast Mela 2010

The Belfast Mela returned to the Botanic Gardens for it's biggest event to date. Featuring a huge collection of artists, such as Eternal Taal, Desi Brave Hearts and Ulfah Collective, who are a Muslim Gospel Choir, ...

Heritage Collections highlights

Mo McDevitt

A life in art

Mo was born on the Donegall Road in Matilda Street and moved to Ashley Avenue on the Lisburn Road in south Belfast when she was 5 years old. “It was not the Golden Mile, but it was an area of warm people, again the...

WRDA Lectures – Dr Myrtle Hill

Pioneers, Protestors and Preachers

The second lecture, of the Anna Eggert Lecture Series, took place on 8th December and was delivered by Dr Myrtle Hill from Queen’s University who spoke on “Pioneers, Protestors and Preachers: Belfast’s Forgotten Women...

In Conversation with June Cole

June Cole talks about being one of the band of female pilots who aided the war effort during World War 2. June was born in 1921, in London and by the age of 20 she had left her work as a Red Cross nurse in order to jo...

Northern Ireland War Memorial

A history of NI during WW2.

"The authorities in Belfast were disgracefully complacent about the possibility of air raids in Belfast... they argued that Belfast was the furthest place from Germany.. the bombers will not get here... well they were...