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Spring Lectures at Clifton House Belfast – The Irish Convention 1917-1918 ‘The Last Chance to Avert Partition’

February 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Eamon Phoenix is a political historian and broadcaster and head of life-long learning at Stranmillis University College. During February and March 2018 Dr Eamon Phoenix, alongside esteemed guests will host a series of talks to celebrate the Decade of Centenaries.

Phoenix is a political historian and a historical consultant, broadcaster and commentator; lecturer on Modern Irish History; daily columnist for Irish News; Member of Irish Government’s Advisory Group on Centenaries; chair of ‘Remembering the Future’; series of public lecturers hosted by NI Community Relations Council and Heritage Lottery

 On Thursday 15th of February, Eamon Phoenix will be holding a lecture on; The Irish Convention 1917-1918 ‘The Last Chance to Avert Partition.’

The talks are all free of charge but must be booked.

To book for lectures contact us on – 0289 099 7022

Clifton House Tours

Clifton House Belfast is more than just a meeting place. We offer our guests the ambience and tranquillity of a stately home, making it an ideal choice for either an intimate, or a more formal event.

Clifton House is an impressive Georgian Building, set in beautiful landscaped gardens. Built in 1774 by Belfast Charitable Society, the building was used until the late 1880s as Belfast’s Poor House.

Tours of the house take place each Friday throughout the year. They begin at 3pm and take approximately one hour to complete (dependent on group size).

In addition to this, on the last Friday of each month, we offer at tour of graveyard which is in close proximity of Clifton House.

Visitors Information

Whether you are organising a training seminar, AGM, exhibition, conference, dinner or a reception, we offer a fully functional and self contained venue.

Our contracted in-house caterers can offer a variety of menus to suit your budget and taste. We also provide complimentary on-site car parking for up to 70 cars.

In addition to our impressive boardroom two adjoining rooms are available.

Our in-house event manager will provide you with a tailored and professional service and will work closely with you to ensure a successful and stress free experience.

Please feel free to contact Lucy Fraser if you would like any further information in relation to hosting an event in Clifton House.

Please call us for more information or to book a tour or conferencing facilities – 028 9099 7022.

Please note due to the nature of the building we have limited disabled access.


February 15, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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