Programme of events

Most of our events take place at Gateshead Central Library on the first Thursday of the month. We do not meet in January or between June - August.


Programme details for 2019 - 2020. 

All talks will be held at 7.15pm in the Wailes room at Gateshead Central Library. 

Thursday 5 September 2019 is our AGM followed by a talk on the Holy Jesus Hospital - 250 years of supported living in the community with Lawrence Bryson.

Thursday 3 October 2019 is a talk on the Lit & Phil Library by Ian McArdle.

Thursday 7 November 2019 we have a talk by Baroness Joyce Quin on Angels of the North - Notable women of the North East.

Thursday 5 December 2019 is our Christmas Buffet and and quiz night. (Members only)

Thursday 6 February 2020 we have a talk on Safe sanctuaries: the defensible churches of northern England by Richard Pears.

Thursday 5 March 2020 is a talk by Pat Lowery on the Changing face of Newcastle.

Thursday 2 April 2020 we have a talk on Richard Grainger by Judith Green.

Thursday 7 May 2020 we have a talk by Richard Stevenson on Book of Days: Heroes and Villains.