Autumn Talk Series 2022

We are delighted to announce that our President’s Talk series returns each Thursday evening in November 2022. This year the talks will features an array of speakers from historical and legal fields who will explore the shared history and contested narratives tied to the Society and the developing Belfast of that time.

The Autumn  2022 President’s Talk Series includes:

  • Raymond Gillespie – The origins of the Belfast Charitable Society and the problem of poverty in Georgian Belfast.
  • Kenneth Dawson – A House Divided: Belfast, its Charitable Society and the 1798 Rebellion (7pm 10th November)
  • Prof Christine Kinealy -The Poor Law and Belfast’s Hidden Famine (7pm 17th November)
  • Sir Ronnie Weatherup and guest – ‘Marquis’s & Marriage: A Legal Case Study of the Donegall Family’ and ‘I do and I don’t – The Yelverton case’  (7pm 24th November).

Find out more and book your tickets here: