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30th Oct, 6pm Public lecture in the Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University, A broad field; antiquarianism in the late 18th and early 19th century, Dr David Clarke

15th Nov, 7.00 for 7.30pm, Bicentenary Dinner at the Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday, Members and guests welcome. Click here for the booking form

Bicentenary events that have already taken place

16 Feb, Bicentenary Exhibition, Tales of Antiquarian Adventure, in the Great North Museum  to 30th April.

27 Feb, 6 pm, Public lecture in Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University, Bill Purdue, Newcastle in 1813: a Society in its Context

6 Mar 6pm, Public Lecture in Great North Museum, 200 Years of Antiquarian Endeavour, Lindsay Allason-Jones

13 Mar, 6pm, Public Lecture in Great North Museum, Why change? 200 years of coin collecting, Rob Collins

20 Mar, 6pm, Public Lecture at Great North Museum, Antiquaries and Locals: research into Romano-British settlement sites in Northumberland, Jenny Proctor

3 April  6pm Public Lecture in Great North Museum, Hadrian’s Wall on Tyneside: research from 1913 to 2013, Paul Bidwell

10 April, 6 pm, Public Lecture at Great North Museum: 200 years of studying Newcastle’s historic buildings, Dave Heslop

17 April, 6pm, Public Lecture at Great North Museum, Reflecting the past: an Etruscan mirror in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Andrew Parkin
13 May, Opening of Through a Victorian Lens exhibition of Victorian photographs belonging to the Society, at The Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. Runs to 30th June

23 June, Northumbrian Minstrelsy Concert at the Sage Gateshead, Hall 2, 8pm. More details...

6  July, Conference: Border Society: States, Governance and People, c.1100–c.1300 at Lancaster University. FREE.

31 July  6pm Public lecture in Newcastle City Library, The Wylam Locomotives; Hedley, Chapman and Isaac Jackson. Who really did what?, Jim Rees

14 Sept, 3 pm,  Chantry Bagpipe Museum, Morpeth. Free lecture by Graham Wells of Sotheby’s, The pipes of the Reed family.

Exhibition The Banks of the Tyne: 19th-century Street Photography at The Side Gallery. Runs to 12 Oct.

5 Oct, 3pm, Chantry Bagpipe Museum, Morpeth, Free lecture by the archaeo-musicologist Graeme Lawson: Re-tuning music’s prehistory: ancient pipes and piping traditions from the SANT collection to the palaeolithic

In the future, don’t forget your past