Past Events

2020 Events

Thursday 23 January  – Gertrude Bell, ‘the Desert Queen’, a talk by Anthony Atkinson. 7.00pm, Northumberland Golf Club, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

7.00pm Thursday 27 February – Seven Bridges: The crossing of the Tyne gorge, a talk by Michael Taylor. 7.00pm, Stannington Village Hall

All other events in 2020 were cancelled due to the covid 19 pandemic

2019 Events

7.00pm, Wednesday 6th November – All Change – Revitalising The Tyne and Wear Metro and the Railways of the North East.
Miller Theatre, Royal Grammar School, Jesmond

7.00pm, Wednesday 16th October – Parsons – Genius of Power; the untold story of the Parsons family and their contribution to The World

Thursday 8 August – Private Tour of Acton House Gardens

Sunday 21 July – Private Tour of Longhorsley Tower

Tuesday 18 June – The Restoration of Lindisfarne; a talk by Nick Lewis, National Trust. Felton Village Hall

Tuesday  21 MayAGM, Blagdon

Wednesday 10 April – Visit to the Northern Counties Club, Hood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tuesday 19 March – Theatrical Memories; A talk by John Derry. People’s Theatre, Heaton

Saturday 16 February –  Saint Ann’s Church & All Saints Parish, c.1750-1801

Thursday 24 January – A talk by Martin Hulse, Trust Manager of the Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust. Alderman Fenwick’s House, Pilgrim Street.

2018 Events

Thursday 22nd November – Wind and Water Mills, a talk by Duncan Hutt, Stannington Village Hall

Wednesday 17th October – The Millennium Bridge, a talk by the engineer John Johnson, Northumberland Golf Club, High Gosforth Park

Tuesday 14th August – Visit to the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

Wednesday 11th July – Jewish Newcastle; a visit to the United Hebrew Synagogue, Graham Park Road, Gosforth

Sunday 1st July – Exclusive tour of Cragend Farm, Rothbury

Monday 11th June – AGM  – 7.00pm, Clock Room, Blagdon Hall.

Friday 18th May – Tour of The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre, and talk on the Kielderhead Wildwood Project

Thursday 19th April – ‘Remaking Beamish’ project, and tour of the stores – Beamish Open Air Museum

Thursday 8th March – Annual RGS Lecture: Lord Curry – the Impact of Brexit on Rural Northumberland, Newcastle Royal Grammar School, Jesmond.

Monday 19th February – Talk and Tour of The People’s Theatre, Heaton.

Thursday 25th January  – Max Adams’ talk on St Cuthbert & the Vikings, Stannington Village Hall.