Programme

The Cleveland and Teesside Local History Society operates an active and varied programme.

We provide regular talks and day-schools on a wide variety of topics and covering every period of history, from Anglo Saxon and Roman times to Victorian and Twentieth Century developments.

Details of our current programme of talks are provided below.

We also hold walks and visits to places of interest to our Members. These are only open to Society members: for details click here.

 

Winter Programme

Saturday 23rd September 2017                                                                      FREE

 

1000-1100               THE TREASURES OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL

Speaker: Sophia Stovall

1130-1230                      St. HELEN’S CHURCH, ESTON

Speaker: Sylvia Fairbrass

 Venue: Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough

 

 

Saturday 4th November 2017                                                                       FREE 

 

1000-1100                              CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE

Speakers: Ian Pearce

1130-1230                        PICTURES OF STOCKTON PAST

Speaker: Alan Betteney

 Venue: The Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

 

Saturday 2nd December 2017                                                                             FREE

1030                     THE ELGEE MEMORIAL LECTURE

THE CREATION OF THE MEDIEVAL NORTH

Speaker: Robin Daniels

Venue: The Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

 

Saturday 3rd February 2018                                                                               FREE 

1000-1100                   THE RETURN OF ROSEDALE RAILWAY

Speaker: Geoffrey Taylor (NYMNP)

1130-1230                       THE RUDD FAMILY OF MARTON

Speaker: Charley Phillips

 Venue: The Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

 

Saturday 7th April 2018                                                                                   FREE

 

1000-1015                          ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

1015-1115            PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF SOUTH BANK

Speaker: Eric Taylor

1145-1245        17th and 18th CENTURY NORTHALLERTON WILLS

                                             Speaker: Dorothy Edwards

 

Venue: Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough