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2019 programme

  • 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.
  • Summer Walks in June and July, details tba.
  • 26 June, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, Paints and Pigments in the Past: Colouring in the Roman Frontiers, Louisa Campbell, Room 2.98, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University; please note change of room
  • 6 July, Women in the Fishing Industry,a walk 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. Contact Rosie Serdiville, 0774 979 8023 or by e-mail to offer or request transport.
  • 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 2.98, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University; please note change of room
  • 28 Aug, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, The Past Beneath the Lawns; Current Excavations at Auckland Castle, John Castling and Chris Gerrard, Room 2.98, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University; please note change of room
  • 25 Sept, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, (Re)discovering Ava, The Achanavich Beaker Burial Project, Maya Hoole, Venue TBC
  • 16 Oct, 6.30-.8.30, next in our series of short Coffee House Seminars in the basement cinema at Quilliam Brothers Tea House.  Three speakers for 20 minutes each, plenty of time for discussion, further details to be announced. Only 21 spaces, free for all but must register by e-mail
  • 30 Oct, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, The Manorial Documents Register for Northumberland, Sue Wood, Venue TBC
  • 13 Nov, 6.30-.8.30, last in our series of short Coffee House Seminars in the basement cinema at Quilliam Brothers Tea House.  Three speakers for 20 minutes each, plenty of time for discussion, further details to be announced. Only 21 spaces, free for all but must register by e-mail
  • 27 Nov, 6.00, Public Lecture, Finding Ralph Taylor, Keith Wrightson, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Events that have already taken place

  • Jan 5, Winter Walk, led by Alan Beale, looking at Newcastle's architecture in the light of our recent publication Capital Newcastle
  • Jan 30, Monthly Meeting, Northumberland and its Names c. 1860 — New light from the Ordnance Survey Name Books, Diana WhaleyThis was also our Anniversary Meeting; follow this link for the Agenda. Follow this link to read a short summary.
  • 27 Feb, Monthly Meeting, Excavations at Derwentcote; an Analysis of Nineteenth Century Workers' Housing, Rob Young. Follow this link to read a short summary.
  • 13 Mar, Coffee House Seminar in the basement cinema at Quilliam Brothers Tea House.  Three speakers for 20 minutes each; Roman Pottery night.
  • 27 Mar, Monthly Meeting,  Public and Private in a Domestic Context; the Underground Spaces of the House of the Cryptoporticus in Pompeii, Thea Ravasi,
  • 10 April, Archaeological Glass at the Quilliam Brothers, second Coffee House Seminar in the basement cinema at Quilliam Brothers Tea House
  • 13 April, Country Walk, Nenthead Mines, including an underground visit.
  • 24 April, Monthly Meeting, Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machine; the Extraordinary Women who Founded the Women's Engineering Society in 1919, Henrietta Heald, This was also our AGM; follow this link for the agenda.
  • 15 May, 6.30-.8.30, Archaeological Science, short Coffee House Seminar in the basement cinema at Quilliam Brothers Tea House.  Three speakers for 20 minutes each, plenty of time for discussion.

 

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