Alnwick

Past Monthly Meetings

.TIMETABLE/TALKS FOR 2020 :
16th January: Border Reivers and Steel Bonnets. D. John Sadler
20th February: TBA (This is a change from yellow book).
19th March: National Wildlife Trust. John Gibbon. Cancelled due to Covid
16th April: Canine Partners. Marjorie Johnston. Cancelled due to Covid
21st May: Blood Bikes TBC. Cancelled due to Covid
18th June: Photographing Ugandan Gorillas. Richard Booth. Cancelled due to Covid
16th July: SUMMER OUTING. Cancelled due to Covid
20th August: 20th Anniversary Tea Party. Cancelled due to Covid
17th September: What are you like? Colin Platt. Cancelled due to Covid
15th October: Cancelled due to Covid
19th November: Cancelled due to Covid
17th December: XMAS QUIZ. Presented by Kathy Platt via ZOOM. 2-4pm
.TIMETABLE/TALKS FOR 2019 :
17th Jan: First in the World, Michael Christian. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
21st Feb:Short EGM to approve Draft Constitution 2019 then a presentation: Living with the Arabs, Joan Ward. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
21st March:The Wonders of Wansbeck, Barry Mead. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
18th April:Witchcraft in the North East, Jo Bath. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
l6th May:Red Squirrels, Deborah Court. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
20th June:The Buildings of Alnwick, Peter Carter. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
18th July: SUMMER OUTING - To Edinburgh. Optional trip by train from Tweedbank to Edinburgh. Click on link for further details: Edinburgh Trip July 2019
15th Aug: THERE IS NO MEETING IN AUGUST
19th September: Enrolment & payment of subs for 2019/20. Followed by a talk: Red Spot Babies, Dr Andy Clark.
17th October: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. MORNING MEETING. Doors open at 10am, coffee 10.30am with the meeting starting at 11am. The buffet lunch (requires booking) will be served at 12.30 for those wishing to stay on.
21st November: Our Master Butcher (demonstration). Dan Turnbull.
19th December: Christmas Festivities
.TIMETABLE/TALKS FOR 2018 :
18th Jan: The Astonishing Stuffed Rabbit Tessa Nichol. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
15th Feb:Before Grenfell Maureen Stephenson. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
15th March:The British Library Jenny Gascoigne. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
19th April:Sugar – from Spice to Vice Jean Findley. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
l7th May:Tales of the Tyne Jo Bath. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
21st June:Your gut bugs & your food. A new germ theory of health David Smith. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
19th July: SUMMER OUTING - THE KELPIES AND THE FALKIRK WHEEL
16th Aug: AWAYDAY – BEADNELL
20th Sept:Beached birds of NE England & beyond Daniel Turner. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
18th Oct: Annual General Meeting. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
15th Nov:Minghulaba Myanmar. Travels in Myanmar (Burma) Kath & Harry Gilbert. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
20th Dec:Christmas Festivities. St Michael’s Church Hall, Alnwick
.TIMETABLE/TALKS FOR 2017:
19 January: Schooling in the North East from Middle Ages to 1800
9 February: The Dirty Old River Tyne - Note change of date to 2nd Thursday
16 March: The Cadburys - A Family smothered in Chocolate
20 April: Slow Travel the Freighter Way
18 May: A Short History of Plants and Herbal Medicine
15 June: The Jarrow March
20 July: Summer Outing to Carlisle – see May Newsletter
17th August: Away day to Rothbury – see May Newsletter
21 September: The Work of Northumberland National Park Rescue Team
19 October: Annual General Meeting at St Michael’s Church Hall 10:30 am
16 November: amended - update
14 December: Christmas Festivities