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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 […]

World Pharmacists Day 2017

By |September 25th, 2017|

Today marks World Pharmacists Day.   The aim of the day is to bring attention to pharmacies and the positive benefits they offer when it comes to health and well being.  Although it is hard to believe, Belfast entered the 1790s without any type of public pharmacy.

Members of the Belfast Charitable Society attempted to open […]

Culture Night Belfast – 2017

By |September 19th, 2017|

Now in its ninth year, Culture Night Belfast 2017 is promising to be the biggest and best yet.  It is thought that up to 100,000 people could attend over 300 free events in the city.  Clifton House is delighted to be taking part this year with a programme of events which embraces the historic importance […]

Loan from Building Better Futures Fund assists North Belfast Charity to continue to provide vital counselling services

By |September 12th, 2017|

Launched in 2010, Jigsaw Community Counselling Centre seeks to improve the lives of those living in North Belfast through the provision of a caring, professional and confidential counselling service. Each year up to 1,700 clients benefit from Jigsaw’s services which includes schools counselling, mentoring and art therapy. The organisation has acquired a loan facility from […]