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135th Annual Benn Dinner 2017

By |December 13th, 2017|

MORE than a century later, Clifton House Care Home continues to honour the wishes of Belfast Historian George Benn, a renowned philanthropist, who bequeathed to the Belfast Charitable Society a sum of £1000 to always provide a special dinner for the residents of the Poor House at Christmas.

Today Clifton House Residential Home observed this fine tradition for […]

Celebrating the Decade of Centenaries at Clifton House – Dates For Your Diary

By |December 8th, 2017|

2018 will see the launch of a Spring lecture series at Clifton House presented by Dr Eamon Phoenix and guests.  This series has been made possible by funding from Belfast Charitable Society and the Good Relations Council at Belfast City Council.

The Decade of Centenaries has provided an opportunity for a broad variety to people to learn, […]

#Giving Tuesday

By |November 28th, 2017|

#Giving Tuesday was launched in the UK in 2014, following on from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is a designated day where focus is placed upon giving to charity.  This giving can take many different forms; baking for a cake sale, making craft items to sell, donating to charity shops or charitable organisations, tweeting in […]

Tour Guide Training Completed at Clifton House

By |November 14th, 2017|

Three new volunteers have completed their Heritage, Hospitality and Tour Guide training this week at Clifton House.   Jessica Barreda, Emma Corry and Michael Fryer attended five weeks of training to get them ready for leading tours of Belfast’s original Poor House.

Clifton House is an events and heritage venue which is a social enterprise, ensuring that any […]

Prestigious Award For Clifton Care Home

By |November 10th, 2017|

The ‘Heart of Peninsula Care Awards’, launched in 2014, celebrate the special individuals and teams who work in the care industry. Their aim is to give the recognition that is deserved and to make care staff feel as special as they make the people in their care feel every day.

Friday 3rd November 2017 saw the […]

North Belfast Ready to Host the World!

By |November 6th, 2017|

Key North Belfast organisations including St Malachy’s College, St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast Charitable Society and Ashton Community Trust have linked up to take part in World Host Training this week at Clifton House. This training has been funded by the Barbour Fund. Although the Barbour Mill at Hilden has been closed for some time, the […]

On This Day 1946 – The Return From Garron Tower

By |October 25th, 2017|

On this day in 1946, the staff of the Belfast Charitable Institution began the mammoth task of bringing all the residents back from Garron Tower to Belfast.  It had been necessary to evacuate in 1941 because of the attacks of the Belfast Blitz.  The air strikes in April 1941 terrified and traumatised the whole of […]

Past & Present – The Continuing Fight Against Slavery

By |October 20th, 2017|

The notion of slavery tends to bring us back to African slaves brought to America, however slavery continues as 21st Century problem.  Belfast and the Belfast Charitable Society of the 18th Century found themselves caught in the controversy surrounding this abhorrent trade.

The Belfast Charitable Society was founded in 1752 to assist the poor and destitute of […]

Association of Charitable Foundations Conference at Clifton House

By |October 9th, 2017|

Today marks the beginning of a two day conference held by the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACFNI) at Clifton House, the home of Belfast’s oldest charity – the Belfast Charitable Society.  The Society celebrated it’s 265th Anniversary in August and are delighted to be a part of this important conference which looks at how funders […]

Barbour Fund Continues To Support Activities

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Clifton House staff were delighted to welcome North Belfast Senior Citizens Forum for a tour of the House and Clifton Street Cemetery.  This outing was made possible by the Barbour Fund which is administered by the Belfast Charitable Society.

This Fund was developed in recognition of the shared history of the Hilden District Nursing Society and […]