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2023 Meeting Archive

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Look back at the topics and events that were held during 2023 ….

Meeting Dates

Updated 21st  March 2023

Date Speaker Topic, Talk or Event
11th January 2023 Barry Mead There is more to a needle than meets the eye
18th January 2023 Dave Strother Walking Hadrians Wall from West to East through the lens
25th January 2023 Colin Cameron Watching Paint Dry
1st February 2023 David Wakenshaw Policing – from the past to the present
8th February 2023 Betel Hexham Betel. Restoring broken lives. The ladies stories.
15th February 2023 Chris Loftus Northumberland Archives @ woodhorn
22nd February 2023   No Meeting
(Venue being used for providing hot lunches for families during half term)
1st March 2023   AGM
8th March 2023 Captain Terry Took The Big Ones
15th March 2023 Richard Graham The South Tynedale Railway
22nd March 2023 10 minute talks
(member contributions
29th March 2023 Nick Morphet A Green Revolution
5th April 2023   EASTER BREAK
12th April 2023   EASTER BREAK
19th April 2023 Mel Wall The Spanish Civil War
26th April 2023 David Hastings Wooden Boats and Iron Men
3rd May 2023 Chris Tipple Telling Tales out to School
10th May 2023 John Martin The mutinies of Vice Admiral William Bligh
17th  May 2023 Malcolm Smith Operation Barbarossa
 24th May 2023 John Hope Aimin Straight (TBC)
31st May 2023   Annual Trip – Colliery Museum Woodhorn + Seahouses
7th June 2023 Frank Morgan-Grant Squeak or Screech. There’s a moose loose about the hoose
14th June 2023 Steve Cox Views from the Control Tower
21st  June 2023 Eleven Arches Kynren. An Epic Tale of England (TBC)
28th June 2023 Prof. John Derry Date reserved until after Easter
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8th December 2023   CHRISTMAS LUNCH with guests TBC
13th December 2023   CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT with guests TBC