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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 […]

European Heritage Open Days 2017

By |September 11th, 2017|

This year marks the 20th year of European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) in Northern Ireland.  Clifton House was delighted to be part of this event which now includes over 370 properties, some of which are rarely open to the public.

EHOD gives buildings such as Clifton House an opportunity to showcase the magnificent building and heritage […]

265 Years of the Belfast Charitable Society

By |August 28th, 2017|

The Belfast Charitable Society’s members conducted a walking tour of the streets of Belfast, in honour of their 265th birthday, on today, 28th August 2017. It was led by social and political historian, Dr Eamon Phoenix. The walking tour offered an insight into the founding fathers of Belfast and the impact they and the Belfast Charitable Society had had […]

#OTD 1944 – A Wedding Party

By |August 17th, 2017|

On this day in 1944, staff and members of the Belfast Charitable Society were treated to a first in the long history of the Society – a marriage of residents! John Bloomer, aged 82, had requested to marry another resident, Miss Frances Ashe, aged 64 in July 1944. It was the first time such […]

North Belfast community care organisation to benefit from Building Better Futures Loan Fund

By |August 1st, 2017|

Founded in 1983, 174 Trust is a community care organisation committed to helping build a “strong, just and peaceful society” in North Belfast and beyond. The Trust’s award winning facility, the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, provides a safe, shared and inclusive community space from which they deliver a variety of valuable services including […]

Summer Tours At Clifton House

By |June 7th, 2017|

We launched our tours at Clifton House in August 2016 and since then we have been delighted with the response.  With the summer season almost upon us, we have decided to launch a daily tour of Clifton House during July and August.  Tours will run Monday – Friday at 3.00pm.

Built back in 1774, the House […]

Philanthropy Fortnight In Focus – Heritage & Philanthropy

By |May 18th, 2017|

 

The Belfast Charitable Society in conjunction with the Heritage Project at Queen’s University came together to deliver the Heritage & Philanthropy event as part of Philanthropy Fortnight.  Due to ongoing building work at Clifton House and in a bid to showcase some of the wonderful heritage venues in North Belfast we decided to hold our […]

Philanthropy Fortnight In Focus – Barbour Fund Presentations

By |May 15th, 2017|

Barbour Funds Trips To Training

Clifton Care Home played host to a celebration to mark the achievements of a very diverse range of people today. Linked by the fact their good works had all been funded through the Barbour Fund they were a very mixed bag of folk who hailed from either North Belfast or Lisburn.

The […]

Philanthropy Fortnight In Focus – Belfast Charitable Society and Giving NI

By |May 12th, 2017|

Since our foundation in 1752, the Belfast Charitable Society has continued to benefit the people of Belfast by supporting various charities and philanthropic causes. Today, the Society regularly considers how best it can utilise its limited resources and currently has committed its funds across a number of areas. One of these areas is our work […]