Talks programme 2020 – 2021

We plan to restart our meetings in November. Talks may have to be postponed or cancelled in light of government guidance on COVID-19.

Download our 2020-21 talks leaflet

Lectures and meetings take place at Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7NG starting at 7.30pm.

Access to the building is at the rear, via the archway beside the Christian bookshop in Skinnergate.

Yearly membership costs £10 while visitor fee is £3 per meeting. Please pay at the door.

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Jeremiah Dixon of Mason Dixon Line fame – with John Dixon

16 December 2020
History of Gas Holders and North of England Demolition Works – with Mark Johnson

20 January 2021
The Horsekeeper’s Daughter – with author Jane Gulliford Lowes

17 February 2021
Those Gigantic Statues: Cook and Easter Island – with Phil Philo, Senior Curator at Middlesbrough Museums

17 March 2021
Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition – with Joanne Aston

21 April 2021
Members evening (non-members welcome) and AGM
A Sort of Homecoming: Flying Officer George Lumley of Darlington – with Anthony Magrys

Download our 2019-20 talks leaflet