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Important Notice: Coronavirus

Until further notice, our Monthly meetings are being held online, via Zoom. The Zoom links will be on the flyers in the Members' section of this website.

Check the home page of this website for future developments (other pages may not have been updated)

Coming events 2021

  • 28 April 2021, 6.00, Annual General Meeting for 2020 and monthly meeting, Somme Crosses of the Durham Light Infantry: a case study in memorialisation, Dr. Andrew Marriott.The AGM agenda and the Zoom details are in the Members' Section
  • 21 May, 7.30,  Photo-Quiz Night. We have several thousand pictures and slides on our Flickr site. For many of them we have no identification or only a very general one. So this is your opportunity to have a bit of fun, and help with identification at the same time. The flyer and the dossier of photos are in the Members’ Section of this website.
  • 26 May, 6.00, Monthly Meeting, In defence of Brancepeth: the Medieval origins of Brancepeth Castle, Penny Middleton.
  • 9 June, Object Biographies, next in our series of virtual Coffee House Seminars, Daisy-Alys Vaughan on the Shefton Collection at the Great North Museum, and Rheba Macha, on representations of Black people in Western collections of Greco-Roman art
  • 30 June, 6.00, Mrs Atkinson's World, Richard Atkinson
  • 28 July, 6.00, The discovery and excavation of the Roman baths at Wallsend, Dr Nick Hodgson
  • 25 August, 6.00, Recent research and 3D modelling of Newcastle Castle, David Silk
  • 29 Sept, 6.00, Putting the Prehistory of the North Pennines on the Map; Discoveries Made During the English Heritage 'Miner-Farmer Landscapes' Projects, Alastair Oswald
  • 13 Oct, Coffee House Seminar - subject and speakers TBA
  • 27 Oct, 6.00, Public Lecture, To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat
  • 24 Nov, 6.00 Horsley Memorial Lecture, One Step at a Time: Planning, Surveying and Building Hadrian’s Wall, and the Implications, Professor David Breeze

Events that have already taken place;

See the Recordings and Handouts page of this website for links to YouTube recordings where available (you need to be logged in as a member to access this page)


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