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2019 programme

Jan 5,10.30, Winter Walk, led by Alan Beale, looking at Newcastle's architecture in the light of our recent publication Capital Newcastle. 2 1/2 hours Meet at Moot Hall, Castle Garth, NE1 1RQ

Jan 30, 6.00,  Monthly Meeting, Northumberland and its Names c. 1860 — New light from the Ordnance Survey Name Books, Diana WhaleyThis is also our Anniversary Meeting; follow this link for the Agenda.. NB The venue is Lecture Room 3, Herschel Building, Newcastle University. The Members' Social afterwards is in the Irish Centre, Gallowgate, a short distance away.

27 Feb, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, Excavations at Derwentcote; an Analysis of Nineteenth Century Workers' Housing, Rob Young, Lecture Room 3, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

27 Mar, 6.00, Monthly Meeting,  Public and Private in a Domestic Context; the Underground Spaces of the House of the Cryptoporticus in Pompeii, Thea Ravasi, Lecture Room 3, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

13 April, 10.30, Country Walk, Nenthead Mines, Meet at Information Centre. Will include an underground visit.

24 April, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machine; the Extraordinary Women who Founded the Women's Engineering Society in 1919, Henrietta Heald, Lecture Room 3, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

29 May,  6.00, Monthly Meeting, Recent Fieldwork on Lindisfarne; shedding light on the early medieval monastery, David Petts and Richard Carlton, Lecture Room 3, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

14 June, 6.00, Summer Social Evening, Bensham Grove and St Chad's Gateshead. Follow this link for details of how to book.

26 June, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, Paints and Pigments in the Past: Colouring in the Roman Frontiers, Louise Campbell, Room 1.46, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

6 July, Women in the Fishing Industry,a alk round Beadnell Bay led by Katrina Porteous, Meet at the Beadnell pay and display carpark at north end of beach. Around 2 1/2 hours, 2 miles

20-28 July, Fourteenth Pilgrimage of Hadrian's Wall, based in Newcastle and Carlisle. £410 plus accommodation as required. Follow this link for the booking form.

31 July, From Women's Rights to Human Rights: How the Struggle for the Vote Changed the World, Rosie Serdiville, Room 1.46, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

28 Aug, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, The Past Beneath the Lawns; Current Excavations at Auckland Castle, John Casting and Chris Gerrard, Room 1.46, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

25 Sept, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, (Re)discovering Ava, The Achanavich Beaker Burial Project, Maya Hoole, Venue TBC

30 Oct, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, The Manorial Documents Register for Northumberland, Sue Wood, Venue TBC

27 Nov, 6.00, Public Lecture, Finding Ralph Taylor, Keith Wrightson, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

There will also be Summer Walks in June and July, and a series of short Coffee House Seminars at Quilliam Brothers Tea House, details to be announced

 

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