HRH The Prince of Wales discusses plans for the new Lyric Theatre
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales met members of the Lyric's team during a recent visit to Belfast. Prince Charles was shown a model of the new theatre by the Lyric's Chief Executive, Ciaran McAuley, and he discussed the Lyric's fundraising campaign with Development Director, Angela McCloskey.
The Lyric was one of several landmark building and refurbishment projects in an exhibition at Belfast City Hall, showcasing the city’s renaissance. Prince Charles was welcomed to the city by Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Naomi Long, alongside Dame Mary Peters in her role as Lord Lieutenant and Chief Executive of Belfast City Council, Peter McNaney. The Lord Mayor said: “We brought together a wide range of people from both the private and public sector as well as representatives of communities from all parts of the city for this special visit today. Our aim is to show all that is good about our `new Belfast` – a city with a shared future, a vibrant city full of opportunity, inspiring enterprise, creativity and change”.