HISTORY AND HERITAGE TALKS
Talks are held on the last Thursday of the month, at 7.30pm in the Hearth Hall. Entry is £5 on the door, and includes refreshments.
Thursday 30th July
RAILWAYS BEFORE STEPHENSON - Les Turnbull
Les Turnbull has had a life-long passion for history and is the author of several books on his particular areas of interest - mining and the railways. Les is a regular speaker on local history, and in this talk he will explore the beginnings of railways and their contribution to the industrial development of the North.
Thursday 24th SeptemberHOW TALL SHIPS WORK - Richard Tomlin
Thursday 29th OctoberAIR TRAFFIC CONTROL - Steve Cox
Thursday 26th NovemberTHE BUILDING OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL - Canon Michael Jackson
Newcastle Upon Tyne