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Linen Yarns Lisburn

Time: 11am – 2pm
Venue: Main Hall, St Malachy’s Parish Church
Tickets: Free, register in advance

A 4 hour creative writing and recording session dedicated to individuals and groups from Lisburn focussing on memories of the Hilden Mill and other local spaces connected to the area’s Linen heritage.

Due to limited numbers, tickets will be allocated on a first come basis and groups and individuals must pre-register their phone number and email with to be contacted with further details.  Lunch will be provided. This workshop is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) and facilitated by the Institute for Conflict Research (ICR). In association with Big Telly Theatre Company.


  • For further information on Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council including the PEACE IV Partnership visit
  • The financial allocations for all of the local authority funding awards under the PEACE IV Programme are based on per capita (Census) and deprivation (NI Multiple Deprivation Measure and Trutz Haase Deprivation Index).


  • The Special EU Programmes Body is a North/South Implementation Body sponsored by the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in Ireland. It is responsible for managing two EU Structural Funds Programmes, PEACE IV and INTERREG VA which are designed to enhance cross-border co-operation, promote reconciliation and create a more peaceful and prosperous society.

The Programmes operate within a clearly defined area including Northern Ireland, the Border Region of Ireland and in the case of INTERREG VA, Western Scotland.

The PEACE IV Programme has a value of €270 million and aims to address the economic and social problems which result from the existence of borders.


Later Event: April 28
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