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October 2021

Newcastle: Spanish Civil War Commemoration Event

30 October 2021 @ 11:00 - 12:00
Grounds of Newcastle Civic Centre

From Martin Levy The Communist Party is planning, in conjunction with members of the International Brigade Memorial Trust, to repeat last year’s North East commemoration events for the 'Volunteers for Liberty' from the North East who gave their lives in Spain. The Newcastle event will be at the International Brigade memorial in the grounds of the Civic Centre at 11.00am on Saturday 30 October. The event will be relatively short, and will involve speeches, poetry, the reading of the names…

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Middlesbrough: Spanish Civil War Commemoration Event

31 October 2021 @ 14:00 - 15:00
Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Rd
Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA

From Martin Levy The Communist Party is planning, in conjunction with members of the International Brigade Memorial Trust, to repeat last year’s North East commemoration events for the 'Volunteers for Liberty' from the North East who gave their lives in Spain. The Middlesbrough event will be outside the Dorman Museum at 2.00pm on Sunday 31 October. The event will be relatively short, and will involve speeches, poetry, the reading of the names of the fallen, and the laying of wreaths…

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November 2021

Durham University History Department and Gala Theatre: History Now! Coreen McGuire will talk about ‘Invisible Disability in Coalmining Communities’,

16 November 2021 @ 17:30 - 18:30
Zoom

From: Dr Tom Hamilton, Associate Professor in Early Modern European History, Durham University The next event in the History Now! series of public talks, organised between the Durham University History Department and the Gala Theatre, is Coreen McGuire’s lecture on ‘Invisible Disability in Coalmining Communities’, which takes place via Zoom between 5.30 and 6.30pm next Tuesday 16 November. All welcome! The link for registration is here.  Dr Coreen McGuire is Lecturer in Twentieth-Century British History at Durham University and author of Measuring…

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POSTPONED. NELH Tuesday Meeting: Lucy Grimshaw and Lewis Mates will talk about the Follonsby Banner Project

16 November 2021 @ 19:00 - 20:30
Zoom

Our apologies, this meeting has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for the new year and we will let you know the new details as soon as they become available. Lucy Grimshaw (Northumbria) and Lewis Mates (Durham) were planning to talk about the Follonsby Banner Project and its work in local schools.

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WEA Talk by John Stirling: William Morris – Past, Present and Future

20 November 2021 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Brunswick Methodist Church, Brunswick Place
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7BJ

From Joanna Keith, Workers Educational Association. William Morris – Past, Present and Future A talk by John Stirling, Vice Chair of the William Morris Society on Saturday 20 November from 10.00am to 1.00pm at the Brunswick Methodist Church, Brunswick Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7BJ (entrance at the side of the Fenwicks Building) Course Code: C2527355 Fee: £9.60p Booking the course can be done through enrolling online by clicking on the link above or phoning 0300 303 3464 and quoting…

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Massimiliano Papini (Northumbria University) will talk about: The Idea of Japan in Victorian Charity Bazaars: Fundraising, Orientalism and Transculturality in the North East of England, 1867—1912

22 November 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Zoom

Please book here: https://www.history.ac.uk/events/idea-japan-victorian-charity-bazaars-fundraising-orientalism-and-transculturality-north-east Beyond international expositions and musical operettas such as The Mikado(1885) or The Geisha(1896), the other type of Japan-themed public event in which Victorian people experienced a transcultural encounter with Japan was the charity bazaar. Becoming popular in Britain in the early nineteenth century, the charity bazaar was a temporary, fundraising event which relied mainly on voluntary work, generally offered by local ladies, in both organising stalls and supplying each of them with the objects to put on sale.  The…

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December 2021

Midnight Traveller: a Film Night with Tyneside Welcomes. Black Swan Centre, Newcastle

9 December 2021 @ 19:00 - 23:00
Black Swan Centre, Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG

A showing of "Midnight Traveller", a multi-award winning documentary film by Hassan Fazili filmed by the Fazili family as they document their journey from their home in Afghanistan to Europe seeking safety. Details and Booking here. The film will be followed by a live question and answer session with the director from Germany via zoom, and an opportunity to socialise. Rotten Tomatoes gives this film 100% This showing is organised by Tyneside Welcomes which works to resettle refugees from the…

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Tyneside Irish Centre (Zoom). Prof Marie Coleman will talk about: Who were the Black & Tans? The Crown Forces in Ireland during the War of Independence

9 December 2021 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom

Professor Coleman will look at all the different groupings within the Crown Forces - Army, RIC, Tans, Auxiliaries, B Specials etc. She is particularly keen to examine the social composition of the Tans and Auxiliaries in particular and will be covering the controversy over the commemoration plans in 2020. Marie Coleman is Professor of Twentieth Century Irish History at Queen’s University, Belfast. The event is part of the Tyneside Irish Centre's series of 1921 Centenary talks. Click here to register and…

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The Society’s Christmas Quiz

14 December 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Zoom

The Society's Christmas Quiz takes place next Tuesday 14 December at 7.00pm Peter Brabban and Pat Candon will test your historical knowledge (to its limit) and after that you are welcome to stay for the 'chat'. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84946680511?pwd=NEdSNFdDd1JLZFEwS1ZwYTlYOHNJdz09 Meeting ID: 849 4668 0511 Passcode: 918050

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January 2022

Zoom now available: NELH Tuesday Meeting: Mike Barke will talk about his new book on the history of Newcastle: Mapping the City

January 25 @ 19:00 - 20:30
Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86337404230?pwd=MEtySlM0WTB1amhNejJTdEV0aHEyZz09 Meeting ID: 863 3740 4230 Passcode: 361822 Our first Tuesday meeting of the year will take place on 25 January at 7.00pm when Mike Barke will talk the history of Newcastle-upon-Tyne based on his new book, Mapping the City (co-authored with Brian Robson and Anthony Champion). Newcastle has a long and distinguished history through two millennia: a Roman fortress at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall; an important centre of monasticism; a 'royal' bulwark against attacks…

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