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Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Launch of Philanthropy Fortnight At Clifton House

By |March 29th, 2017|

The famed generosity of the people of Northern Ireland past, present and future will be in the spotlight during the fifth annual Philanthropy Fortnight from May 8-19.

A diverse programme of events was unveiled at Clifton House at the launch of this annual celebration of charitable giving.

The programme explores many aspects of philanthropy including the importance […]

Thomas Hutchinson – A Life In Pictures

By |March 23rd, 2017|

In August 2016, we launched a search to reunite families with portraits of their loved ones which had been painted by Tobias Everard Spence between 1940 and 1980.  To date we have been quite successful and have re-homed three, however, this week has witnessed a tremendous journey for one family in their quest to find […]

Training Programme At Clifton House

By |March 10th, 2017|

The Belfast Charitable Society were always to the fore in providing practical skills to enable to people within the Poor House to develop skills which would allow them to be financially independent.  These apprenticeship schemes were an opportunity for people to learn trades and skills which would improve their quality of life.  The Belfast Charitable […]

Conservation Training Course in Grade A Listed building undergoing its own conservation works

By |March 9th, 2017|

The Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA) returned to Clifton House Heritage Centre for their most recent Historic Building Conservation course.

The intensive 5 week course, accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects, was held in the oldest working building in Belfast and it is entirely fitting that they recently returned to the venue as the […]

International Women’s Day 2017 – Mary Ann McCracken

By |March 8th, 2017|

IWD2017 calls on women to “Be The Change” and the example of Mary Ann McCracken and her work on the Poor House surely embodies this spirit.

Mary Ann had been associated with the Poor House from the very early days, her uncles Henry and Robert Joy were very active members of the Board.  A Ladies Committee […]

£1M Fund Announced to Build a Better Future

By |March 7th, 2017|

The City’s oldest charity, Belfast Charitable Society is joining forces with Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT) and Building Change Trust to create a £1m fund for the Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise sector.

Belfast Charitable Society was established in 1752 to tackle disadvantage and poverty and in doing so it built the Poor House and Belfast’s […]