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June 2017

Greek class

June 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Susanna Phillippo – “I drank of the water of Mycenae” – the idea of Greece in the travel diaries of Sir Charles Monck of Belsay Hall

June 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bill Stonor – The design and building of Jesmond Library

June 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Alan Craft – The Thousand Families from Newcastle Study – Nature or Nurture?

June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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July 2017

Greek class

July 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Amy Fok – Farne Island Birds – determining their trophic status

July 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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October 2017

Keith Jewitt – Picasso in the south of France

October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Fiona Clarke – Orchard Odyssey – Czeching fruit

October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Reg Hall – Wesley’s Tyneside

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Roger Harvey – Maiden Voyage

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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November 2017

James Gray

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Philosophy group

November 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Beau Rowlands – My tour around South America

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Neil Pont – Help for hedgehogs

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ali Walton – One hundred years of West Jesmond Allotments

November 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Guy Bredenkamp – Loaf Stories

November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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December 2017

Philosophy group

December 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tony Waterston – Scottish women’s hospitals in Serbia in WW1 – the Newcastle connection

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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January 2018

Keith Jewitt – Rosamund Lehmann in Jesmond

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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February 2018

Helen Mercer – Private Finance Initiative

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Talk on private finance initiative
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May 2018

Italian conversation group

May 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

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Paul Luft – Life in Dresden during and after the war

May 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Liz Waterston – Deescalating the risks of nuclear exchange

May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Jim Fowler – Joseph Swan

May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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James Hodge – Sharing a new world

May 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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June 2018

Keith Jewitt – The Runcimans

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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September 2018

Arts and Dementia by Andrew Newman

September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Arts and Dementia – this is an account of a recent research project that Andrew has been involved in. The project looked at the value of arts activities for those with dementia.

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Dan Perry – Keep Jesmond Clean – Progress and Initiatives.

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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October 2018

Russell Hewitson – Sherrifs

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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JDAA

October 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Hatton: Past, Present and Future

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Hatton: Past, Present & Future Newcastle University's Hatton Gallery has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century. Founded in 1925 and named in honour of Professor Richard George Hatton, professor of what was then the…

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Book launch- The Cairo Brief by Fiona Veitch Smith

October 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

All are welcome to attend the launch of The Cairo Brief, the fourth novel by CWA Dagger nominated author, Fiona Veitch Smith, in the popular 1920s detective series, Poppy Denby Investigates. Celebrate Poppy’s latest adventure by (if you dare) wearing period 1920s costume and enjoying…

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Saving Boldon Library

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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November 2018

Taking the Plastics Challenge

November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  We look forward to telling you about our progress campaigning for a #PlasticFree #Jesmond and hearing ideas you have too. Tonight you get three speakers for the price of one! Plastic Free Jesmond & Sandyford team member & local resident Clare Andrews will talk…

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Philanthropy, Enterprise and Society in the North East of England Dr Mike Price

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Philanthropy, Enterprise and Society in the North East of England Dr Michael Price, Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship, Wealth and Philanthropy, Newcastle University.   The north east has a rich philanthropic heritage. Many organisations and institutions which we all value, owe in some part their…

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Plans for Bells Yard

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Historical Fiction with Spirit!

November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Sir James Knott Family’s Legacy to the North East

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

" a look at the family behind one of the north-east's biggest and most well known charitable trusts which gives nearly £2 million a year to local good causes." The Sir James Knott Family’s Legacy to the North East’

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December 2018

Maureen Cronshaw – Waitrose stores

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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January 2019

John Whalley and Gerard Reissmann – Save our NHS

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Keith Jewitt – Novels of University Life

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Penny Middleton – Whinfield – POSTPONED

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This talk has been postponed

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February 2019

John Armstrong – Telling the story – Alnwick’s Fusiliers Museum

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Poppy Holden – Unquiet Graves

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Dementia Friendly Jesmond

February 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Meeting 2pm-3pm open to the public.

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Dementia Friends training for library volunteers

February 18 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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Dementia Friends training for library volunteers

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Stories from the pit

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Vera Baird – A life in law and politics

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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March 2019

Myra Robinson – More misadventures in Italy

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Dementia Friendly Jesmond

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Meeting 6-7pm open to the public.

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Jane Gulliford Lowes This talk has been postponed

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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April 2019

Rachel Jones-Wild – Mindfulness

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Kathleen Kenny – Arandora Star

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Cathy Massarella – Nexus

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tony Waterston and Clare Andrews – Extinction rebellion

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lib Dem councillors surgery

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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May 2019

English language conversation group

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Robin Coningham – Archaeology of Jaffna Fort

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Labour councillor surgery

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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John Urquhart – Welcome to Geordiestan

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tony Waterston – Thomas Burt

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tony Waterston tells the story of Thomas Burt, the miners’ leader who became the first working class MP, and lived in Jesmond. Entrance fee £3 per head, to help keep our library open.

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Susan Wood – A house through time

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Thursday Evening Talk by Susan Wood, a family historian who is an adviser on the popular BBC 2 series. £3 per person entrance.

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Lydia McCaslin – Planning ahead – legal and money matters

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A talk promoted by Dementia Friendly Jesmond. Lydia McCaslin, an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly, helps you plan ahead. Donations of at least £3 per head, please.

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June 2019

Caroline Coode – Printmaking

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Penny Middleton – Whinfield’s industrial heritage

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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David Rimmer – Energy goes local

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Keith Murray-Hetherington _ Bonnie Bobby Shaftoe

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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July 2019

Sue Edwards

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sue Edwards is a Dementia Friend and gives free advice and information on lasting powers of attorney, home trusts, property protection trusts, wills and funeral plans. Questions welcome on the night.

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Streets for People

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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August 2019

Lib Dem councillors surgery

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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September 2019

Labour councillor surgery

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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Labour councillor surgery

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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English conversation

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Jane Gulliford Lowes – The Horse keepers daughter

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Library climate exhibition

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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English conversation

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Keith Jewitt – Pre-Raphaelites at Wallington

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lib Dem councillors surgery

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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October 2019

English conversation

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Diana Finley – Finding Lucy

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Labour councillor surgery

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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English conversation

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Labour councillor surgery

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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Diana Whaley – Mapping Northumberland: The Ordnance Survey of c 1860

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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English conversation

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wendy Fail – Recycling

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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English conversation

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Clare Andrews and Tony Waterston – Heading for extinction

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lib Dem councillors surgery

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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IT One to One sessions

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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English conversation

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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John Griffiths – Jesmond’s forgotten artist – Pont of Punch

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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November 2019

Labour councillor surgery

November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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English conversation

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Neil Murphy – People powered places – co-housing and community led development

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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IT One to One sessions

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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English conversation

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Labour councillor surgery

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wendy Young & Stella Postlethwaite

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Francesca Hodgson and Sarah Mercer – Women’s legal landmarks

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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