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The Lovell Lectures - 2018
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The Lovell Lectures at the Donnison School

 

 

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Public Talks 1.00pm -3.00pm

 

Admission £3.00, Members £2.50 - Homemade refreshments included .

 

Monday 26th  February  1.00 pm - 3.00pm 

Beer Street and Gin Lane: By Stuart Miller

                                                                                                  

Monday 26th   March 1.00 pm - 3.00pm

The History of Rock Lodge 1790 - 1870 : By Bill Greenwell

                                                                                                  

Monday 30th   April  1.00 pm - 3.00pm   

Amy Robsart's little trip: By Stuart Miller

                                                                                                  

Monday 21st  May 1.00 pm - 3.00pm  

A trip  down The River Wear from Wear Head to Roker Pier: By George Nairn

 

Monday 25th  June  1.00 pm - 3.00pm

The History of Rock Lodge 1870 -1970: By Bill Greenwell

 

Monday 30th   July  1.00 pm - 3.00pm

The Torrens - The Greatest Tall Ship: By Jack Curtis

 

Monday 24th September 1.00 pm - 3.00pm               

Sunderland In 1831:  By Bill Greenwell

 

Monday 29th  October  1.00 pm - 3.00pm

You click the button, we do the rest! Photographs as Historical Evidence:

By Stuart Miller

                                                                                                  

Monday 26th  November  1.00 pm - 3.00pm

Stand By Your Beds! National Service Conscription: By Jack Curtis

 

Monday 3rd  December 1.00pm - 3.00pm                   

The Northern Saints: By Carol Elva Carlyon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

OPEN DAY: Sunderland History Fair

Saturday 2nd June 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunderland Heritage Forum's History Fair, which brings together all aspects of local and regional heritage at The Quayside Exchange this year. The Donnison will be open for refreshments and a tour around our Geo

Saturday 02 June 2018

The History of Rock Lodge 1870 -1970

By Bill Greenwell

Monday 25 June 2018

Tall Ships: Open Day 10.00am - 4.00pm

Open Day with Sunderland Shipbuilding Exhibition (includes original film footage.) and fresh homemade refreshments.

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Sunderland Keelboats and Keelmen: 11.30am

By Carol Elva Carlyon and Buffet Lunch £7.00 (Book your tickets now!)

Thursday 12 July 2018

Tall Ships Open - 10..0am -4.00pm

Open Day with Sunderland Shipbuilding Exhibition (includes original film footage) Fresh homemade refreshments

Friday 13 July 2018

The Golden Age of Tall Ships - 6.30pm

At Sea with Joseph Conrad: A Dramatic Interpretations with The Donnison Players. Wine and Cheese £10.00

Friday 13 July 2018

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