Autumn Programme of Talks 2022

RYTON & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

1.30pm on Wednesday afternoons at Crawcrook Library. NE40 4NB

All Welcome. No Booking Necessary

Nov 30th  2022  The Curious Case of the Countess of Derwentwater: In 1868 a lady arrived at Blaydon claiming to be the heir to the Derwentwater estates. Susan Lynn’s talk follows her adventures.

Jan 25th   2023  The River Team – Man’s influence and industry. Lee Cook looks at the history of the Team valley, Lamesley pastures, the Tyne railway yard and of course the industrial estate.

Feb 22nd  2023  Hidden Features of North East High Streets. This illustrated talk by Graeme Soult features the architectural details of shops in the region.

March 29th 2023  Strange Tales of Old Newcastle. Discover Newcastle as it used to be with Geoff Hughes, whose photo trail includes discoveries around every corner.

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