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Final events at Anne Frank exhibit

Time is running out for those still hoping to visit the Anne Frank and You exhibition in Mossley Mill and there are two events to attend before it finishes.

Over 3,000 people have visited the exhibition since its launch at Mossley Mill in July, including representatives from Lisburn City Council, who came this week to view the powerful exhibition, prior to it moving to Lisburn in October.

The exhibition provides a unique experience for visitors to learn more about the story of Anne Frank and the history of the holocaust. Some of the highlights of the exhibition include newly discovered photos of Anne and her sister Margot, a replica of Anne’s room in the secret Annexe and a contemporary exhibition highlighting conflicts from around the world that are still going |on today.

The exhibition will close in Newtownabbey on September 30 and move to Lisburn City Library during October. However, there are a few more highlights before it closes in Newtownabbey.

On Tuesday, September 28, Dr Leon Litvack, whose parents were holocaust survivors, will give a public lecture in the Linen Suite at Mossley Mill. The lecture takes place at 7:30pm and is free — to book tickets telephone the box office on 028 9034 0202.

On Wednesday September 29 at 6pm a Women’s Event will be held for women from across the borough.

The evening will include a chance to tour the exhibition, a guest speaker on women’s issues and a buffet dinner. The event is free of charge. To book tickets telephone Mollie Wilson on 9034 0053.

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