What's On in 2017/18

Please note that the monthly illustrated talks now take place in the MAIN HALL at THORNHILL SCHOOL.   The  venue is large and comfortable and there is ample parking there as well. The talks will continue to commence at 7.30pm and last for approx. one hour. Doors open at 7pm - all are welcome. The talks are £1 to members with a £2 cover charge for visitors.

The season will commence again in September with the talks as usual being held on the THIRD Tuesday of each month (see times above). The following are all illustrated talks commencing at 7.30pm and last approx one hour.  Doors are open 7.00pm

The new season of talks commence in September 2017 and take place in Thornhill School main hall

19th Sept         'Death From....'  by Norman Kirtlan and Sharon Vincent

17th Oct          'Three Minutes of Magic'  by Geoff Docherty

21st Nov          'Sunderland and The Edwardians'  by Trevor Thorne

19th Dec          'Rare Images of Sunderland'  by Norman Kirtlan

16th Jan           'Sunderland in 1831' by Bill Greenwell

20th Feb          'Lord Londonderry's Seaham' by Alan Smith

20th March      'Ashbrooke: A Walk Around A Victorian Middle Class Suburb'  by John Tumman

17th April        'The Sunderland Jewish Community' by Philip Curtis

15th May          AGM followed by 'Sunderland's Superb Sailing Ships'  by Jack Curtis  

19th June         'Sunderland in Rare Photographs and Film'  by Norman Kirtlan

   The Society's Archives now cover five rooms in 6 Douro Terrace and are open to everyone to visit throughout the year  EVERY WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY, 9.30am to 12.00 noon. Members and visitors are welcome to come and view the Society's vast collections of documents, maps and photographs.