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October 2019

NELHS First Tuesday: Susan Lynn will talk about, Nails, Chains & Revolution, Crowley’s ‘Semi-socialistic experiment’ in 18c Winlaton

October 1 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

Crowley’s works at Winlaton dominated the iron trade in the 18th. Century. Joseph Cowen jnr. said ‘The semi-socialistic experiment of Crowley was interesting both politically & industrially’ and this talk looks at some aspects of Crowley’s works and their effect on the village of Winlaton. The last chain forged in the village in 1966 Sir Ambrose & Lady Mary Crowley The last remaining blacksmith's forge at Winlaton

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Berwick Literary Festival

October 17 - October 20
Various venues

Information available at: https://berwickliteraryfestival.com/ Max Adams – The Viking Wars: War and Peace in King Alfred’s Britain Lindsay Allason-Jones – Roman Woman; Everyday Life in Hadrian’s Britain Linda Bankier and Gilly Beckett – Crime & Creative Writing: Using the Archives for Inspiration Ursula Buchan – Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps, A Life of John Buchan (his grand-daughter’s new biography) Jeremy Dronfield – The Boy Who followed his Father into Auschwitz Dan Jackson – The Northumbrians: North-East England and Its People: A…

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November 2019

Sage Gateshead 2: The Great Geordie Songbook (Vol 1) with a Tribute to Alan Hull

November 3
Sage 2 Gateshead,

Sunday 3 November 2019, 4pm and 8pm Following the huge successes of Mr Corvan's Music Hall, The Great Joe Wilson (both @ Sage Gateshead), Hadaway Harry  (London and Newcastle Theatre Royal),  three fantastic Great Joe Wilson Nights (Tyneside Irish Centre) and Carrying David, Wisecrack Productions present this brilliant new show featuring classic North East songs and comedy.  A tremendous celebration of our brilliant local songwriters including Alan Hull, Joe Wilson, Ned Corvan, Geordie Ridley, Billy Mitchell, Judy Dinning, Tommy Armstrong,…

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First Tuesday: Silvie Fisch and Jack Hepworth, Oral History Unit and Collective, Newcastle University on Foodbank Histories

November 5 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

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Star and Shadow: Rewinding the Welfare State: A Social History of the North East on Film

November 17 @ 14:00
Star and Shadow Cinema, Warwick Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1BB

Through local news reports, Tyne Tees Television documentaries, trade union campaigns, community films and more, this film show examines how the welfare state has impacted on the social development of our region from the 1920s to today. Audiences will be invited to share their thoughts as we explore how the journey ‘from cradle to grave’ - accessing healthcare, housing, education, social security, pensions, and other human rights entitlements, has changed over the years. Is there anything we can learn from…

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December 2019

Bridge Hotel: NELHS Christmas Social

December 3 @ 19:00
The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 1RQ United Kingdom
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January 2020

First Tuesday: Mike Greatbatch on William Parker: A Chartist Life

7 January 2020 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

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March 2020

First Tuesday: Peter Sagar on History of the NUT in the North East

3 March 2020 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

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