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Events around the Region

 

January 2019

  • 8 Jan, 7.00, The War Came Early to Sleepy Valley, Peter Brabban, Old George Inn, Bigg Market, Newcastle NE1 1EZ. North East Labour History Society event, all welcome
  • 24 Jan, 7.00, North Eastern World War I Aerial Photographs by Gladstone Adams, Keith Newman, Conference Room, 1st Floor, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, NE1 1SG. Tyneside Industrial Archaeology Group, all welcome. Follow this link for their full 2018-19 programme
  • 26 Jan, 11.00, Hadrian's Wall at Wallsend, Paul Bidwell, Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Road, Wallsend. Refreshments available from 10.30. A Friends of Segedunum event - free to members, £2 for visitors, refunded if you join on the day.
  • 26 Jan, 2.00-4.00, Social Maps of the Egyptian Late Period (664-332 BC): priests, people and bureaucrats in the Western Delta, Elena Tiribilli, 3rd floor, Commercial Unon House, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle. North East Ancient Egypt Society event. No need to book, free to NAEAS and Explore members, £5 for visitors (£3 concessions)

February 2019

  • 5 Feb, 2.00, The Lost Industries of West Newcastle's Riverside, talk and film show, St James' Church, Benwell, all welcome. St James'  Heritage and Environment Group meeting. Follow this link for their full 2019 programme
  • 21 Feb, 6.00, Secrets of the Anglo-Saxon Goldsmith; Scientific Results from the analysis of the Anglo-Saxon hoard, Dr Eleanor Blakelock, Lit and Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 1SE. (North East Mining Institute lecture). Free but must register
  • 28 Feb, 7.30, Working as Keeper of Archaeology at the Great North Museum, Andrew Parkin, Hearth Arts Centre, Horsley; entry £5, pay on door; includes refreshments

March 2019

  • 2 Mar, 11.00, The Mysterious Disappearance of the Ninth Legion and the Building of Hadrian's Wall, Nick Hodgson, Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Road, Wallsend. Refreshments available from 10.30. A Friends of Segedunum event - free to members, £2 for visitors, refunded if you join on the day.
  • 5 Mar, 2.00 The Romans in Benwell; new discoveries in Pendower, Alan Rushworth  of the Archaeological Practice, St James' Church, Benwell, all welcome. St James'  Heritage and Environment Group meeting. This and other events listed are part of a full programme of walks and talks in 2019. E-mail them to ask for a printed leaflet.
  • 28 Mar, 7.00, Kenton Wartime Bunker, Past, Present and Future, John Mabbitt and Russ Charnock, Conference Room, 1st Floor, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, NE1 1SG. Tyneside Industrial Archaeology Group, all welcome. Follow this link for their full 2018-19 programme
  • 28 Mar, 7.30, The Auckland Trust - exciting developments, Lee Brownson (their Community Relations Officer). Hearth Arts Centre, Horsley; entry £5, pay on door; includes refreshments
  • 29 Mar-1 Apr 2019, Roman Army School, St Chad's College, Durham (cost depends on package chosen). To be led by David Breeze and Val Maxfield. Bookings close 23 December.

April 2019

  • 25 April, 7.30, Giuseppe Garibaldi's 1854 visit to Tyneside, Nigel Todd, Hearth Arts Centre, Horsley; entry £5, pay on door; includes refreshments

May 2019 and beyond

  • 6-7 May 2019, Mind the Gap: who benefits from heritage? Prof Dr Friedrich Luth, German Archaeological Institute. Durham World Heritage Site Lecture 6.00 6 May (venue tba), Workshop 9.00-12.00, Senate Suite, Durham Castle
  • 14 May with follow-on 15 May, The Print Before Photography, Prof Anthony Griffiths, Former Keeper, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, Venue (in Durham) and further details TBA
  • 18 May, Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorn, Anthony Atkinson, Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Road, Wallsend. Refreshments available from 10.30. A Friends of Segedunum event - free to members, £2 for visitors, refunded if you join on the day.
  • 24 May 2019, 7.30, Jarrow Lecture; Thomas O'Loughlin, Professor of Historical Theology at Nottingham University, title tba.
  • 29 June, 11.00, Two Brothers, One War, Alan Fidler, Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Road, Wallsend. Refreshments available from 10.30. A Friends of Segedunum event - free to members, £2 for visitors, refunded if you join on the day.
  • 8-19 July 2019, Palaeography Summer School, Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham. Applications close 30 June 2019. Free for applicants from Durham University, Newcastle University, Queen's University Belfast; fees apply for other external candidates.
  • 15 July, 1.00, The Railway Revolution, Les Turnbull, West End Library, Condercum Road,  all welcome. St James'  Heritage and Environment Group meeting.
  • 10-13 Sept 2019, Libraries, Learning and Religious Identities: Britain, Ireland and the European Context, c.1100-c.1900, Keynote Speaker Professor Anne Thayer, Lancaster Theological Seminary. Inaugural Residential Research Library Conference, hosted by Durham University and Ushaw College. Further details in due course
  • 12 Oct, The Hadrian's Wall Pilgrimage, Bill Griffiths, Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Road, Wallsend. Refreshments available from 10.30. A Friends of Segedunum event - free to members, £2 for visitors, refunded if you join on the day.
  • 18 Nov, 1.00, Newcastle to Archangel; the Arctic Convoys Remembered, Judith Green, West End Library, Condercum Road,  all welcome. St James'  Heritage and Environment Group meeting.

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