Our next FREE taster event will be on Tuesday 26th September from 11.00 to 13.00at Commercial Union House. Book now via this link
Come and try our taster experience - lectures by our expert tutors in our welcoming centre on the 4th floor of Commercial Union House.
John Griffiths will be talking about local history - on this occasion - the history of the Newcastle central motorway followed by Anthea Lang on Gibside and author Max Adams with an introduction to his autumn course on trees.
Our new patron, historian John Grundy, turns his attention to the history of Newcastle upon Tyne. In his inimitable style he tackles questions such as…
Where did the Roman bridge at Newcastle actually lead to?
What did St Wilfred choose as a holiday souvenir from his trip to Rome?
Why did medieval Newcastle need town walls?
How was Newcastle reviewed on the 17 th century version of TripAdvisor?
Always knowledgeable, often funny and sometimes irreverent, this talk is perfect for anyone who is passionate about our great regional capital.
Come along and hear John talk about his new book John Grundy's History of Newcastle on Saturday 23rd September at 13.00 at Newcastle City Library. Explore tutor John Griffiths will be introducing John Grundy and letting people know about our forthcoming autumn taster!
This event is now SOLD OUT but there are still some tickets available to our free taster event - click here
Photo by Steve Brock