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Jobling, The Musical, 24 June, at The Word

26/04/17

A rare opportunity to see a musical in the making. ...more

Harton Village Display, Old Town Hall, 26th and 27th May, 2017

25/04/17

A fascinating insight into aspects of village life, and some of the notable families who lived in Harton in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. ...more

Saturday, February 13th 2016, VLB Re-enactment

12/02/16

150th Anniversary of South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade ...more

20th July 2015 - the Big River Ukes

09/09/15

- a musical trip down memory lane ...more

Talk, 18th May

07/05/15

Max Adams on his award-winning book 'The King of the North' about King Oswald ...more

Talk, 20th April

07/04/15

Women in the Victorian Pit Villages ...more

Talk, 16th March

05/03/15

Cobles and their repair, by South Shields boat restorer, Fred Crowell ...more

Talk, 16th February

05/02/15

The North East in Sickness and in Health ...more

Talk, 19th January

06/01/15

Victorian Gossip ...more

Quiz, 8th December

07/12/14

8/12/2014 ...more

Talk 17th Nov

06/11/14

"Dear sir" ~ letters to the editor ~ an entertaining account by Janis Blower ...more

Talk 20th October

12/10/14

Lorna Windham on Deaths, Disasters and Dastardly Deeds ...more

Heritage Open Days 12th and 13th September 2014

09/09/14

Display at Old Town Hall 10am-3pm ...more

Talk 15th September

07/09/14

Malcolm Smith on George Stephenson ...more

Talk 18th August:

12/08/14

Shields Raised and Always Ready ...more