Six x Six: Fredrick Street Quaker Meeting House

Six x Six: Fredrick Street Quaker Meeting House

As part of the ‘Look North: North Belfast Festival’, six video interviews were recorded, each 6 minutes long, featuring six of the Cluster Member buildings. In this interview, Pleasaunce Perry discusses the evolution of the Fredrick Street Quaker Meeting...
Look North: The North Belfast Festival

Look North: The North Belfast Festival

Look North: The North Belfast Festival 2022 We’re very excited to announce that something exciting is coming in 2022! We are all guilty of overlooking what’s right on our doorstep, but it’s about time we celebrated North Belfast! This debut festival is a...
Quaker Meeting House: An Alternative Christmas

Quaker Meeting House: An Alternative Christmas

Today, most Quakers celebrate Christmas with as much enthusiasm as any other Christians. It was not always so. Early Quakers aimed for simplicity and did not mark festivities. Every day was considered sacred – including Christmas Day, which was passed without...
Betty McElnea on Frederick Street Quakers

Betty McElnea on Frederick Street Quakers

Betty McElnea, who is originally from Newry, moved to Belfast whenever she was 18.  Betty is part of the 1500 strong Quaker community in Ireland, joining in her early adult life. Betty McElnea Interview (Long edit) Betty McElnea Interview (Short...