Nostalgic Views of The North


Nostalgic Views of The North
Speaker - John Moreels

Thursday 27th September, 7.30pm

John Moreels MBE is owner of the Ward Philipson photographic collection, together with other collections and  images. With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund the collection is being saved and restored by him in Durham. The collection comprises over 150,000 glass plates, negatives and lantern slides, some dating back to the 1700’s due to the images being engravings and etchings,  with the photographs dating from 1850’s to 1970’s. Learn more about North East life and this superb historical collection, while viewing plenty pure nostalgic images of the region.

John will also be displaying and selling prints, postcards and limited signed copies of his NEW BOOK 3, and books 1 and 2 on FLIPBOOK C.D.s produced from some of the images, at special discounted prices.

£5 on the door, includes refreshments.  Entry free to under 21s  thanks to a generous donation from the Hedley Foundation