EVENTS

Jutland Exhibition Venue

The exhibition is currently on display at our Information Centre on Front Street, Tynemouth where you can also purchase the book.

The Centre is open on Sundays and occasionally on other days across the winter period.

The Battle of Jutland (or The Skagerakschalcht to the Germans) was a unique event in naval history and the major engagement at sea during the First World War. DISCOVER MORE

A series of FREE public talks
The Low Lights Tavern, Brewhouse Bank, Fish Quay, North Shields

Programme 2017

All talks start at 7.30pm unless noted otherwise

17th January 2017
Peter Coppack - Italy's Great War

21st February 2017
Ian McArdle - Edith Cavell A heroine of the Great War

21st March 2017
Alan Fidler - America enters the war - 1917


Previous Talks from 2016

19th January
Peter Coppack Bomber. The aeroplane, from toy to terror weapon.

16th February 2016
Tony Ball - Gas. Devilry thy name is Germany.

22nd March 2016
Alan Fidler - Picking up the Pieces. Dealing with family loss.

19th April 2016
Ian McArdle - Sarajevo : 1914.

17th May 2016
Peter Coppack - Dogger Bank : Prelude to Jutland

21st June 2016
John Sadler - Calvary on the Somme. Death of a northern generation.

SPECIAL EVENT
1st June 2016
Peter Coppack - Aspects of Jutland
This talk will be held in the Old Low Light Heritage Centre at 2.30pm

19th July 2016
Ian McArdle - Die schlacht an der Somme. The Somme campaign from the German perspective.

No talk in August

13th September 2016
Colin Hatton (WFA - Stockton) - Railways in the Great War

18th October 2016
June Watson - Pioneers of plastic surgery in WW1
This talk will be held in the Old Low Light Heritage Centre

22nd November 2016
Silvie Fisch - Hunting the Hun Anti-German sentiment on Tyneside in WW1

No talk in December


Previous Talks from 2015

17th November
Janet Brown "Lest we Forget" War Memorials in the North East

27th October
Ian McArdle Shell Shock

22nd September
Peter Coppack Development of the Tank

Monday 24th August - At the Victor Noble Rainbird exhibition, Old Low Light Heritage Centre, Cliffords Fort, Fish Quay, North Shields.
Ian McArdle Shell Shock
(note this talk starts at 11 am - admission £2.00 including Heritage Centre and Rainbird Exhibition).

28th July
Anthea Lang Life on the Home Front

19th May
Ian McArdle Medical Services in the Great War

21st April
Jeff Bennett The War the Artillery knew

10th March
Tony Ball Military Intelligence in the Great War

17th February
Rt. Hon. Alan Campbell MP By ticket only from Low Lights Tavern, Keelrow Bookshop and Project Workroom Linskill.

13th January
Ian McArdle Sarajevo 1914

Edith Cavell

Italy's Great War Talk 17th Jan 2017 Low Lights Tavern North Shields