The linen houses of the Bann will be the topic of Waringstown Historical Society's September meeting. Jason Diamond will be the guest speaker and will provide an insight into the development of the industry, 'mill villages' and in particular the linen families and houses of the area.

The meeting will take place on Thursday 18 September at 7.30pm at Waringstown Cricket Club, Clare Road, Waringstown. All are welcome to attend this informative, informal and friendly meeting. Non-members are asked to make a contribution of £3.

Waringstown Historical Society meets regularly throughout the year with speakers on a range of topics. The Society is sponsored by Waringstown Community Development Association and further information can be obtained from WCDA's website www.waringstown.org