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Books about Buildings at Carnegie Oldpark Library
9th June 2018 @ 1:45 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Join UAH and Northern Ireland Foundation at Carnegie Oldpark Library, Belfast for a series of FREE talks from the authors of our most recent publications. Marcus Patton, local illustrator, historian and conservation architect will talk about Central Belfast: An Historical Gazetteer and Beside Book of Dormers and Other Delights. Dr. Paul Harron will talk about the influential provincial practice Young and MacKenzie. Dr. Tanja Poppelreuter lecturer of architecture formerly based at Ulster University will present on our most recent publication Glamour and Gloom: 1930s architecture in Belfast. Meet the authors and get your copy signed!
All this to celebrate Belfast Book Festival in the appropriate surroundings of the Carnegie Oldpark Library a current building at risk. Find out more about the steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and his dedication to supporting libraries and making education open to all through the tours of the building. Carnegie Oldpark is one of three Carnegie libraries in Belfast currently this is the only one on the Buildings at Risk Register (BHARNI).
Come join us for one or all three of our authors talks and book signings. There will also be tours of the building before and after the authors where you can hear about the exiting work going on to help bring Carnegie Oldpark Library back to life. See timings below. Free event, please register below.
1:45pm – 2:15pm – Tour of Carnegie Oldpark Library
2:15pm – 2:45pm – Marcus Patton – Central Belfast
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Dr. Paul Harron – Architects of Ulster: Young and MacKenzie
3:45pm – 4:15pm – Dr. Tanja Poppelreuter – Glamour and Gloom: 1930s architecture in Belfast
4:30pm – 5:00pm – Tour of Carnegie Oldpark Library
UAH will be offering up to 50% off selected UAH publications!
Please note that this building does not any rest rooms available and disabled access may be restricted to the ground floor.
Free event, please register below.