The Society's seal and three photographs

Events around the Region

 

January 2020

  • 7 Jan, 7.00, William Parker: a Chartist Life, Mike Greatbatch, Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ, North East Labour History Society event, all welcome
  • 10 and 11 Jan, 10.00-4.00, Commemorating the 1569 Rising of the North; Exhibition at Brancepeth Castle. Free entry and free parking, refreshments available in Great Hall
  • 18 Jan, 12.00-5.00, Introduction to Roman Pottery, course with Dr David Griffiths, Waldridge Parish Rooms, Waldridge Village, Co. Durham, DH2 3SE, £25 including tea and coffee.
  • 18 Jan, 3.30-4.45, 10 Minute Talks, 'A Hexham Lecturer' (Chris Simmons), 'The Hexham Choir Stalls (Chris Britton), and 'The Helmet and its Unfortunate Owners' (Mark Goodridge), North Transept, Hexham Abbey, free, no booking needed
  • 21 Jan, 5.45, Photographing Tutankhamun, Christina Riggs, Gala Theatre, Durham. Free, but booking advisable.
  • 25 Jan, 2.00-4.00. Colossal Egyptian Statues, Daniel Elcoat, 4th Floor, Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, NE1 6RQ, North East Ancient Egypt Society, free to members and Explore members, £5 to others
  • 25 Jan, 3.30-4.45, 10 Minute Talks, 'God and a Mechanical Snake; Taking Genesis to the People' (Penny Eley), 'Hexham's Sacred History' (Stephen Pedley), 'Hexham and Brinkburn: Church Beginnings' (Colm O'Brien), North Transept, Hexham Abbey, free, no booking needed

February 2020

  • 1 Feb, 3.30-4.45, 10 Minute Talks, 'The Augustinian Canons' (Michael Sadgrove), 'Mr Taylor' (Hugh Dixon), 'Hexham's Portable Chalice: an Early Medieval Rarity' (Richard Bailey), North Transept, Hexham Abbey, free, no booking needed
  • 4 Feb, 7.00, "Memory Lingers Here"; Are Newcastle's Monuments Sites of Collective memory? India Gerritsen, Old George, Bigg Market, Newcastle NE1 1EZ. North East Labour History Society event, all welcome
  • 29 Feb, 12.00-5.00, Introduction to Small Finds, course with Dr Elizabeth Foulds, Waldridge Parish Rooms, Waldridge Village, Co. Durham, DH2 3SE, £25 including tea and coffee.

March 2020

April 2020

  • 18 April, 11.00, Medieval lecture and lunch, Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle. NE1 4XN; details tba. (Provisional date)
  • 20 April, 1.00 The other casualties of war: the fates of disabled soldiers, Lynne Dixon, illustrated talk about the treatment of soldiers disabled during the First World War. West End Library, Condercum Road, Newcastle NE4 9JH

And for the rest of 2020

  • 17 Oct, Medieval lecture and lunch, Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle. NE1 4XN; details tba (Provisional date)

In the future, don’t forget your past