Industrial Philanthropists: The Barbour Family of Lisburn Online Talk
May 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
*Booking for this event is now closed*
Explore the fascinating history of the Barbour Family of Lisburn, founders of Barbour Threads at Hilden. The Barbour family were not only industrialists but philanthropists, supporting their workforce and the local community. This talk will touch of the development of the mill and the impact of the family on Lisburn and beyond, as well as how the family are still helping to tackle disadvantage in partnership with Belfast Charitable Society today.
Numbers for these hour-long sessions will be limited to allow for a Q&A session at the end. The Zoom meeting login to join the talk will be emailed to you on the morning of the event. The price of the ticket is per device.
Clifton House is the social enterprise of Belfast Charitable Society which continues to address disadvantage in Belfast and beyond today.