Great Place/ Great People: William Drennan

Great Place/ Great People: William Drennan

Portrait of William Drennan Drennan was born in Rosemary Street, Belfast in 1754 to an important Presbyterian family; his father was the Presbyterian Minister and political reformist Thomas Drennan. William followed in his father’s early footsteps by pursuing a...
Aaron McIntyre on Clifton Street Cemetery

Aaron McIntyre on Clifton Street Cemetery

Aaron is the Archive and Heritage Development Officer for Clifton House Heritage Centre. He has been working within Clifton House since 2016. His role is to go out and give talks and tours and inform people of the shared history of Clifton House and Clifton Street...
Volunteer Bank Project

Volunteer Bank Project

Strategic Partners: Volunteer Now; Prince’s Trust. Volunteers are vital for all of the Cluster members. Coordinating volunteers, though, takes time and effort, and members of the Cluster have lots of different capacities for doing this. This project aims to...
Urban Design

Urban Design

Strategic Partners: Department of Communities and Department of Infrastructure, Academy of Urbanism, Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA), Ministerial Advisory Group on Architecture and the Built Environment, Royal Town Planning Institute. The physical...
Philanthropy: Past & Present

Philanthropy: Past & Present

Many (if not all) of the fifteen organisations comprising the North Belfast Heritage Cluster (NBHC) have engaged in philanthropic activity during their lifespan. Acts of philanthropy – defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others – were, and remain,...