Acomb Local History Society

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Acomb History Society meets on the second Monday of every month from September to May at Acomb Methodist Church School room at 7.30 pm.
Membership is £8.00 per person, £12 per couple, or £3 on the night.
Programme and speakers
Oct. 10th Faith Stones and Mortar. — The chapels of the North pennines ..... Peter Ryder
Nov. 14th Life in the 30's 40's & 50's. When Monday was a washing day! ....Andrew Clark
Dec. 12th A moving story. — The history of Pickfords .....George Nairn

2017
Jan. 9th Tales of the Riverbank. — North Shields to South Shields via Wylam. The Tyne Story.
Feb. 13th The Trevelyans of Wallington hall. Probably the richest Socialists in the North.... Geoff Hughes.
March 13th World War 2 in northumberland, the secret sites of the North Tyne and Redesdale.....Dr. Ian Roberts.
April 10th Gardens with Capabilities _ The story of Lancelot 'Capability Brown ... Anthea Lang
May 8th A walk through the history and buildings of Corbridge. .... Richard Young
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