Media Operational Notice

Speaker to launch Colin Davidson’s ‘Silent Testimony’ exhibition at Parliament Buildings

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 30 March 2023

The Assembly Speaker, Alex Maskey will host an event in The Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings on Friday 31 March, to launch Colin Davidson’s ‘Silent Testimony’ exhibition. The exhibition is part of the Assembly’s Programme of events to mark 25 Years of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Following opening remarks by the Speaker, guests will hear from Kathryn Thompson (Chief Executive of National Museums NI), Ian Jeffers (Commissioner for Victims and Survivors) and portrait artist Colin Davidson.  The Speaker will then invite guests to view the exhibition.

The exhibition will be open to the public from 3 -30 April. Tickets are free and can be booked via

Venue: Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings    

Date: Friday, 31 March 2023

Time: 6-7pm  

Media Opportunities:

Please note that photography and filming opportunities will be available in the Long Gallery between 6-7pm. Interviews with the Speaker may be available upon request.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Sinead Murphy
Assembly Communications Office
Phone: 0789 9864 368   Email:

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