Local History Group 1
Leader: Marie Dooley
Meets on the 1st Friday of the month at the Methodist Church Doxford Place.
The programme (see below) provides opportunities for talks, discussions, outings and guest speakers.
|4th January|| Crime and Punishment|
|1st February|| 12.30-2.30pm Burradon Mining Disaster|
|1st March|| What have the Romans ever done for us?|
|19th April|| Visit to Segedunum|
|3rd May|| Northumberland in Focus - A Pictorial History|
|7th June|| In the Beginning – Shaping the Landscape Part 3|
|5th July|| Visit to Bamburgh Castle & RNLI Grace Darling Museum|
|6th September||12-2 pm What did the Normans do for Us? the Norman Frontier, Alan Fryer|
|18th October||2-4 pm Pressed' - a history of the Press Gang in words and music|
|1st November|| 2-4 pm Cramlington's Most Famous: The Life and Times of William Muckle|
|6th December || 2-4 pm Castle, Church and Village|
Programme for 2020
|17th January|| 2-4 pm Bilton Banks Biography|
|7th February||2-4 pm In Sickness and in Health|
|6th March|| 2-4 pm What have the Normans ever done for us? Part 2 The Delaval Family|
|3rd April || Visit to Seaton Delaval Hall|
|1st/15th May TBC|| Saints and Sinners - A History of Lindisfarne|
|19th June|| Visit to Lindisfarne|
The popularity of this group means it is currently FULL, HOWEVER there are still places available in GROUP 3 if you wish to join.