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. 

 

Programme of History and Heritage Talks for 2017

  

Thursday 25th May, 7.30pm

WHAT'S NEW ON HADRIAN’S WALL; Archaeology OnThe Wall In The 21st Century

Speaker Nick Hodgson

Archaeologist Nick Hodgson’s knowledge of Hadrian’s Wall is extensive and is he will be outlining the most up-to-date discoveries which inform our understanding of the lives of those who lived at this outpost of the Roman world

 

Thursday 29th June, 7.30pm

PUTTING THE 'CASTLE' INTO NEWCASTLE

Ian Ayris

Ian Ayris is the County Industrial Archaeologist of Tyne and Wear, whose specialist Conservation Team advises on the care of some of the historic treasures in Tyneside and Wearside's heritage. The subject tonight is the recently revamped Newcastle Castle.

 

Thursday 20th July, 7.30pm

THE CULLERCOATS SCHOOL –  THE NORTH EAST VICTORIAN PAINTERS

John Nicholson

John Nicholson maintains a permanent display of paintings at Graham Smith's, our near neighbour here in Horsley. His fascinating subject is the Cullercoats School, the group of Victorian professional artists who produced the now celebrated paintings of local fishermen and the coastal landscape.

 

               


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