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A Golden Jubilee “Extra” – Saturday 6th October

A GOLDEN JUBILEE “EXTRA” SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 2018 at 10.45 a.m. In a typical year, our Society normally holds just four Saturday meetings. However, this is our Golden Jubilee year, so we can offer an extra treat! This will be an extra meeting at Middlesbrough College. The idea arose from a conversation with Barry Harrison, who

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The Winter Programme is back!

Although we are still basking in the summer heatwave, there are signs that Autumn and then Winter will soon be upon us. One of the surest signs is the start of the Society’s Winter Programme. The first talks take place on Saturday 15 September at Middlesbrough College. There will be two speakers. One of these

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Golden Jubilee Day School – 27 October 2018

Golden Jubilee Day School – Have YOU got your place booked yet? Saturday 27th October 2018 Cleveland and Teesside Local History Society was founded in 1968. This year it celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. This Day School is an opportunity to reflect on the development of local history studies over the past fifty years, to celebrate

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Time to Party! The Golden Jubilee Celebration Meal

To mark the Golden Jubilee of the Cleveland and Teesside Local History Society, we are holding a Jubilee Meal, in association with Middlesbrough College, at which the menu will pay homage to the dining-out experience of 1968. As well as a three-course meal, prepared and served by the catering students of Middlesbrough College, diners will

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Newsletter of the Year 2018!

The British Association for Local History has named the C.T.L.H.S. Newsletter as Newsletter of the Year 2018! A wonderful way to start our Golden Jubilee Year! Every Member of the Society receives a copy of our Newsletter on a quarterly basis. The Newsletter contains details of forthcoming events as well as reports on events that

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‘Captain Cook’s Cleveland’ – Day School

Saturday 10 March 2018 To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the start of Captain Cook’s voyages of exploration the Cleveland and Teesside Local History Society with the Teesside University Centre for Regional and Local Historical Research are having a day school to explore ‘Captain Cook’s Cleveland’. There’ll be six speakers: Paul Menzies, Robin Daniels, Ian

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Packett Prize Winner Announced!

The winner of the £250 first prize for the 2017 Packett Prize Competition is Peter McCarthy. The winning essay is entitled ‘The Eight Streets of Grangetown: immigration, assimilation and dissemination’. The judges considered this to be a scholarly addition to local knowledge and our shared history. The essay met the competition’s brief to a very

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