Meetings

Our meetings are held in The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, Neville Hall Lecture Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE.  (This is more generally known as "The Mining Institute" and is on the corner of Westgate Road and Orchard Street, just past the Station Hotel.) Meetings are between 7.30pm and 9:00pm on Thursday's from September to April.

18th September 2014

FIRST WORLD WAR DEFENCES ON BLYTH BEACH.

Barry Mead.

 

23rd October 2014

BRITISH INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF KYUSHU, JAPAN.

Brian Newman.

 

20th November 2014

NAILS ,CHAINS and REVOLUTION.

Sue Lynn talks about the seventeenth century ironmaster, Ambrose Crowley and his Winlaton factory.

 

11th December 2014

CONTRIBUTIONS BY MEMBERS: SHOW & TELL.

An evening of 10 minute presentations from members.

 

15th January 2015

NORTH EAST INDUSTRIAL PIONEERS.

John Almond.

 

12th February 2015

HISTORIC PHOTO’S IDENTIFICATION.

Brian Tunnard.

The audience is invited to help identity industrial images from the extensive Ward Philipson collection of etchings and photographs dating from 1700’s to 1960’s.

 

12th March 2015

150 YEARS OF NORTH EAST BRUSH MAKING.

Ben Cottam – Cottam Brushes Ltd.

 

16th April 2015

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by:-

The Chairman’s Choice.

(Members Only).