Photo Exhibition : Through the Mill

Through the Mill, a series of thought-provoking images by local photographer David Cleland, captures a living history of aspects of Lisburn’s industrial past.

A two hundred year story ended in 2006 with the closure of Hilden Mill – ‘Through the Mill’, a final chapter, offers us a unique opportunity to see the mill as it is now and a chance to imagine something of the lives of generations of mill workers.

The images challenge us to consider our heritage – what has gone before, what will never return, what is our legacy, and what will become of an architectural and industrial landmark on our doorstep?

‘This series transcends location, with its images capturing urban decay, the natural world and the minutiae of our daily routine, challenging us to consider the supposed  silence of the past and our place in the present’.

DATE: Wed 13 Oct – Sat 23 Oct 2010


TIME: Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 10pm – Sat,10am – 5pm

Location : Island Arts Centre

Lisburn Civic Centre

The Island


BT28 4RL

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