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2024 programme

  • 6 Jan 2024, 11.00, Winter Walk in central Newcastle, African Lives in the North East. A two hour urban walk exploring the lives of people of colour who have lived in our area over the centuries. We will be going for lunch afterwards. Numbers limited and booking essential. Members can follow this link for the booking form, to send to rosie.serdiville@gmail.com.

Monthly lectures start at 6.00 in the Lecture theatre, The Common Room (formerly The Mining Institute), Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE (but please note different venue for April and October meetings). Zoom links will be circulated to members viewing from home.

  • 31 January, 6.00, Anniversary meeting, Dan Jackson, Understanding the Northumbrians: Cultural Archaeology and the Longue Durée in the History of North East England. Followed by social meeting in The Lit & Phil lecture room. Please bring food for a shared table buffet.
  • 28 February, 6.00, David Jones and Richard Carlton, The Late Medieval Settlement of Linbrig
  • 27 March, 6.00, Beverley Prevatt Goldstein, Discovering African Lives in North East England
  • 24 April, Ken Smith, North-East Miners' Banners, NB: this lecture will be in lecture room 2, Herschel Building, Newcastle University,
  • 29 May, 6.00, Colm O'Brien, The Northumberland Landholdings of the House of Cospatric
  • 26 June, 6.00,Sarah Semple and Roger Miket, New Discoveries at Yeavering, Northumberland
  • 31 July, 6.00, Clare Howard and Jules Brown, Bishop Auckland: The Growth of an Historic Market Town
  • 28 August, Jessica Cox, Pregnancy and Childbirth in Nineteenth-Century Tyneside
  • 25 September, Christina Cowart-Smith, Lindisfarne and Archaeological Approaches to Britain's High Crosses
  • 30 October, Ian Haynes & Tony Wilmott, Birdoswald Roman Fort Project 2021-2024, NB: This is our annual Public Lecture in the Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
  • 27 November, 6.00, Fraser Hunter, Aspects of Roman Scotland

There will also be summer walks and outings, and a Summer Social, details to be announced

Events that have already happened

  • 31 January, 6.00, Anniversary meeting, Dan Jackson, Understanding the Northumbrians: Cultural Archaeology and the Longue Durée in the History of North East England. Follow this link for the YouTube recording
  • 28 February, 6.00, David Jones and Richard Carlton, The Late Medieval Settlement of Linbrig

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