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July 2022

NELH Tuesday Meeting (date to be notified): Nkechi Managwu, university student will talk about The Work of the Decolonise Durham Network

July 1 - July 31
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Tyneside Irish Centre: Tyneside Irish Brigade Memories Project – 1 July 1916

July 1 @ 10:00 - 16:00
Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG United Kingdom
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From Rosie Serdiville: Tyneside Irish Brigade Memories Project We are all very aware of the 7200 Tyneside Irish who served during World War 1 and, in particular, of those who never made it home.   1200 of them died, many on the first day of the Battle of the Somme – 1st July 1916.  Friends and families were left behind to mourn and to remember. For the past year volunteers of the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund,…

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Newcastle University: Newcastle Antiquaries Conference, Eighteenth-Century Political Participation and Electoral Culture

July 7 - July 9
Old Library Building, Newcastle University

From Newcastle Antiquaries Newcastle University have announced the programme for their conference on Eighteenth-Century Political Participation and Electoral Culture, on 7-9 July. This is part of a wider project, which aims to explore how ordinary people participated in parliamentary elections in England, from 1695 until the Reform Act of 1832, run by the University in conjunction with Liverpool University and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Follow this link to register.  The Antiquaries were in at the beginning of this when we digitised our copy of…

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Durham Miners Gala 2022

July 9 @ 08:00 - 17:00

This year's Gala takes place in Durham City on Saturday 9 July and it's the first in three years. For more information see here Gala information - Friends of Durham Miners' Gala The Durham Miners' Gala is the world's greatest celebration of c ommunity, international solidarity, and working class culture. It is a unique and inspiring spectacle. More than 200,000 people pack the streets of Durham to enjoy the sights and sounds of The Big Meeting. www.friendsofdurhamminersgala.org The Gala is funded…

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September 2022

NELH Annual General Meeting: Lucy Grimshaw and Lewis Mates will talk about the Follonsby Banner Project

September 13 @ 19:00 - 20:30
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Lucy Grimshaw (Northumbria) and Lewis Mates (Durham) will talk about the Follonsby Banner Project and its work in local schools. (This meeting was postponed from 21 February 2022)

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October 2022

NELH Tuesday Meeting: Professor Donna Chambers, Sunderland University will talk about African Lives in the North of England

October 11 @ 08:00 - 17:00
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