Carnegie Oldpark 
PRESS STATEMENT
21 August 2017
For immediate release

Carnegie Oldpark grows its future at EHOD17

Carnegie Oldpark is providing guided tours of the former iconic library building, as part of this year’s European Heritage Open Days (EHOD), over the 9th and 10th September.

Visitors on both open house days will be shown the areas and rooms, with the history of this fine piece of Tudorbethan architecture revealed.

The role and significance of the building to the local community in North Belfast and beyond will be explained, as well as the details of plans to bring it all back to life.

As part of this year’s EHOD theme of nature and conservation, there will be a tree giving bazaar and gardening workshops for children and adults.

ENDS

NOTES

Venue: Carnegie Oldpark, 46 Oldpark Road, Belfast, Bt14 6FR. There is no DDA access; four steps to front door, level access on ground floor.

Activities: Nature game, film show, children’s books for sale, refreshments.

The event/tour does not require pre-booking

About the Northern Ireland Foundation:

The Northern Ireland Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation based in Belfast, whose mission is to promote a shared future in a culture of respect among all individuals and identities. One of the key areas of the Northern Ireland Foundation’s work is civic leadership and community development. The Carnegie Oldpark library historically served as a community resource, which the Foundation will renovate in partnership with the Lower Oldpark Community Association.

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