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Please note: Photographs on this site provided by John Brantingham.

Upcoming Events

The Old Barracks: Sunderland- By Jack Curtis

Local History at its best. Memories from Sunderland's East End Barricks

Monday 29 February 2016

Washington Old Hall. Ged Parker

60 years with The National Trust

Monday 21 March 2016

With Havelock to Lucknow! By Stuart Miller

As always a lively talk by one of the City's well known Historians.

Monday 25 April 2016

Life on a ‘74’ in Nelson’s Navy By Jack Curtis

Always popular, a look at early naval history by one of our most enthusiatic speakers.

Monday 23 May 2016

Jack Crawford: Sunderland’s Local Hero. By Stuart Miller

One of Sunderland's best known local characters. Come alond and hear this account from the Battle of Camperdown and before.

Monday 27 June 2016

The Day The German Navy came to Attack Sunderland: 18th August 1916 By Alan Owen

Using his unique research Alan uncovers this extraordinary account of WWI activity off the coast of Sunderland.

Monday 25 July 2016

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