A Talk on life on the Consett Area Railways by ex guard Steve Shields

Sat 23rd July Consett Bowls Club,- Consett Park – 11am start. History of Consett Steelworks Project present ‘A Talk on life on the Consett Area Railways by ex guard Steve Shields‘. A talk by ex guard Steve Shields with a few slides to illustrate. Thanks to committee of the Consett and Blackhill park Bowls club […]

Watts Stelling on British Coins 1760-2022

Friday 8th July at Eden Miners Centre Watts Stelling on British Coins 1760-2022. Leadgate History Society is putting on a series of monthly talks starting this month and running throughout the rest of this year generally on 2nd or 1st Friday of each month at 6.30 pm.

Talk on Consett In Focus Photography Project

Monday 20th June – Eden Miners Centre Leadgate 7pm start. Leadgate Community History Club present Talk on Consett in Focus Photography Project. Talk by George, Steve and Chris plus a chance to see some of the extensive collection of photographs they have taken. “We are a group of photographers documenting the impact of Coronavirus on Consett […]

Consett History Club

Please contact Richard Judd on juddrichard1976@gmail.com for more details.

Ebchester Roman Explore Day

Please contact Richard Judd on juddrichard1976@gmail.com to express an interest in attending.

Eden Colliery Closure Day 2021

Leadgate Community History Club are going to host an on line event for Eden Colliery Closure Day 2021   They are welcoming contributions from all so please do consider making a contribution.   Please click below for more details, or contact the History Club via their Facebook page.   https://www.facebook.com/events/556204288678893/  

Eddie Chapman (Double Agent in WW2) Talk

MONDAY, 19 APRIL 2021 7pm start and is Free  Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87961019138?pwd=bHc5RFhwRkZnK3o2NGYwUGxMOElBdz09 Facebook link https://www.facebook.com/events/1008363123027220/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%7D   Description  In partnership with Sunniside History Society and Whickham and District u3a, Arthur Coulson (u3a) and I (SHS and u3a) researched the case of Eddie Chapman, the most notorious double agent of WW2. Eddie was born in Burnopfield 16th November […]

A Woman’s Place: a celebration for International Women’s Day 2021

  The History of Consett Steelworks is proud to present a programme of talks highlighting the impact and input of women in the workforce, with particular relevance to the social and economic history of the north east. They have five pre-recorded talks on a diverse range of topics delivered by our panel of excellent speakers: […]

Closure of Consett Steelworks Talk

Free Talk on Zoom by Peter Brabban at 6pm, 9th December   Link for talk tonight can be accessed via: event link   The event will be recorded and shared once edited (technology allowing)    Also have been checking out the Advent Calendar?   https://historyofconsettsteelworks.com/advent-calendar/   Hope you are well and be good to see […]