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 15th September 2018                                                                                 

10.45am – 11.30am

‘The Port of Whitby during Queen Anne’s War 1703-1714’

Speaker: Christina Kroebel

12.00noon – 12.45pm

‘A Wise and Humane Regime – The Stockton Workhouses’

Speaker: Martin Peagam

Venue: Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough

FREE

 

Saturday 6th October 2018                                                  Golden Jubilee Lectures                         

10.45am – 11.30am

‘Arncliffe Hall and Estate’

Speaker: Carol Cook

12.00noon – 12.45pm

‘Ingleby Greenhow Manor, A Unique Example of a Tudor Fortified House’

Speaker: Barry Harrison

Venue: Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough

FREE

 

Saturday 27th October 2018                                                                                 

Celebrating Local History in the Teesside, Cleveland and Surrounding Areas

Saturday 27 October 2018

9.00am – 5.00pm

St Mary’s Hall – Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough

For more information on the speakers, click here

 

Saturday 3rd November 2018                                                                                 

10.45am – 11.30am

‘Westerdale During the Time of the Knights Templar’

Speaker: Carol Wilson

12.00noon – 12.45pm

‘The World War One Wireless Y Station at Stockton’

Speaker: Alan Betteney

Venue: Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough (Doors open 10.30am)

FREE

 

Saturday 1st December 2018                                                                                 

The Elgee Memorial Lecture – hosted by CIAS

10.30am

‘The Building of No. 2007 Prince of Wales – “Britain’s Most Powerful Steam Locomotive”’

Speaker: David Elliott

Venue: Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough (Doors open 10.30am)

FREE

 

Saturday 2nd February 2019                                                     

10.45am – 11.30am

‘Skinningrove, its social development due to Ironstone Mining and the Iron Industry’

Speaker: Colin Hart

12.00noon – 12.45pm

‘Forensic Archaeology’

Speaker: David Dance

Venue: Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough (Doors open 10.30am)

FREE

 

Saturday 6th April 2019 (AGM)

10.15am – 10.30am

Annual General Meeting

10.45am – 11.30am

‘A Story of Dark Deeds, Deception and Discovery at Meynell Hall in the Seventeenth Century’

Speaker: Geoffrey Taylor

12.00noon – 12.45pm

‘Home Comforts. The Role of the Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals in the North Riding 1914-1919’

Speakers: Eileen Brereton and Anne Wall

Venue: Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough

FREE