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.