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The Joy family have been described as one of the most influential Presbyterian families in the history of Belfast. Join our Archive & Heritage Development Officer as we explore the Joy family from the 1700s through to the 1940s. Composed of paper manufactures, printers, philanthropists, politicians and artists, this talk will illuminate some of the key personalities of the Joys throughout the centuries and their place in history across these islands.

This virtual live talk will be facilitated by our knowledgeable staff and volunteers using Zoom. Numbers for these hour-long sessions will be limited to 30, to allow for Q&A sessions at the end. The Meeting ID to join the online tour will be sent out the morning of the talk.

Clifton House is the social enterprise of Belfast Charitable Society who continue to address disadvantage in Belfast and beyond today.