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Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
24/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
24/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Local History Talk - Beers, Bars and Breweries
24/04/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Beers Bars & Breweries - an illustrated talk by local historian John Boothroyd

Hidden Traces: An exhibition by John James Addison
24/04/2014 | Gateshead Library |
John James Addison is Sunderland-based artist whose work explores British culture and heritage and particularly the role of allotments since the pre-war era.

The Creation of Whickham Library Garden
24/04/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Film screening

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
25/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

Free Lunch Time Concerts
25/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Celebrating the music of young people in the area and local musicians, a free lunch time concert on the last Friday of each month.

Hidden Traces: An exhibition by John James Addison
25/04/2014 | Gateshead Library |
John James Addison is Sunderland-based artist whose work explores British culture and heritage and particularly the role of allotments since the pre-war era.

Coffee and Cakes
26/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Come along to our friendly coffee and cake events and enjoy some home baking

Northumbrian Pipers Drop-in and Pipe Makers Forum
26/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly drop in music session for lovers of the small pipes and it's music and technical based discussion group for pipe and reed makers.

Super Spring Seedlings
26/04/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Gardening event for children aged 5-11 years

Mostra - A One Play celebrating Charles Avison - NOT SOLD OUT Tickets £9 available from 0191 2814236
26/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This play is NOT SOLD OUT - tickets £9 available either by ringing the contact number below or by paying on the door. A One Act Play celebrating the words and music of Charles Avison, 18 century Newcastle composer. Devised and performed by Gordon Russell, written by Sue Saunders, directed by Hugh Keegan and featuring the Quartetto Damiate based in the Netherlands who will also perform the String Quartet in A by Michael Jon Smith. NOT SOLD OUT Tickets £9 available from 0191 2814236

Hidden Traces: An exhibition by John James Addison
26/04/2014 | Gateshead Library |
John James Addison is Sunderland-based artist whose work explores British culture and heritage and particularly the role of allotments since the pre-war era.

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
27/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Madison Violet (Canada) + Kentucky Cow Tippers
27/04/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac bring their magical tumbleweed country and folk pop duets to Gateshead.

Family History Surgery
29/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly help for family history research

Back to Basics - Drawing Workshops for all abilities: book 2.4.14 for all 5 sessions
30/04/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Whether you want learn the very basics your brush up your basic skills then this wonderful short course will nurture your creativity. Running over the 5 Wednesday's in April the course fee includes all the materials you will need and expert tuition from local based artist Jane Vietch. Please book your places for the full course of 5 sessions on the entry for the 2nd April 2014

Not Quite Strictly
30/04/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Dance the night away at our 'Not Quite Strictly' ballroom workshops.

Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
01/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
01/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance - £6 per session payable on the door
01/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular meeting of the Fiddle Alliance, welcomes all abilities of fiddle players wishing to further their experience and learn to improve technique and repertoire. £6 per session payable on the door.. 6.30pm to 8.30pm

LHM Saltwell Park Stroll
01/05/2014 | Saltwell Park |
Join local author Anthea Lang and discover the beauties and hidden stories of Saltwell Park. Part of Local History Month.

LHM A History of Whickham –Talk
01/05/2014 | Whickham Library |
An illustrated talk by Richard Pears reveals the history of the town featuring Romans, raiders, roundheads, and reformers Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
01/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
01/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
01/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
01/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
01/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
01/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Library Lates: Criminal Minds
01/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join us for our popular after hours event.

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
02/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
02/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
02/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
02/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
02/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
02/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
02/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Headstones and Heritage
03/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour.

LHM Greenside Borders Ramble – Walk
03/05/2014 | Greenside Community Centre |
Enjoy a free tour of the grade 1 medieval church with our knowledgeable tour guides. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Inside St Mary’s - Tour
03/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a free tour of the grade 1 medieval church with our knowledgeable tour guides. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Winlaton Cottage Forge – Open Day
03/05/2014 | Winlaton Cottage Forge |
Winlaton Cottage Forge is a unique memorial to over 250 years of blacksmiths’ work in Winlaton. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
03/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
03/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
03/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
03/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
03/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
03/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
04/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
04/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

Family History Surgery
06/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly help for family history research

LHM Blaydon Burn Discovery Trail – Walk
06/05/2014 | Black Bull Pub, Blaydon |
A guided walk of Blaydon Burn once at the heart of industry in Blaydon. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Monkey Business at a Medieval Abbey
06/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A historical talk with Barry Mead. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Oral History for Beginners
06/05/2014 | Gateshead Library |
Find out how to create your own recordings of people's memories and experiences. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Ancestry online – 30 minute sessions (Leam Lane Library)
06/05/2014 | Leam Lane Library |
An introductory session to the website ancestry.com. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
06/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
06/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
06/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
06/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
06/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
06/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Not Quite Strictly
07/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Dance the night away at our 'Not Quite Strictly' ballroom workshops.

LHM Whickham Walk
07/05/2014 | Whickham War Memorial |
Learn about mansions, miners, Cromwell and Lang Jack in this walk along Whickham Front Street. Part of Local History Month

LHM Bring Yor Marra and Cadge a Cuppa
07/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Weekly coffee morning with a local history theme. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Gateshead Grand and Grim – Walk
07/05/2014 | Gateshead Old Town Hall |
What was it really like, living in Victorian Gateshead? Part of Local History Month

LHM Treasures from the Archives - Open Day
07/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tyne and Wear Archives holds a wealth of material about Gateshead's history over the past centuries. Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
07/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
07/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
07/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
07/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
07/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
07/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
08/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
08/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

LHM Gateshead Riverside - Walk
08/05/2014 | Sage Gateshead, West Door |
Learn about Gateshead's river bank, before the recent regeneration. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Library Lates on Tour: A taste of Tyneside – Talk
08/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Join us during Local History Month as we take a journey through the history, culture and literature of the North East of England. Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
08/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
08/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
08/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
08/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
08/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
08/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East in Concert
08/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East is ten years old this month! FARNE is a celebrated online archive relating to our region's traditional music. Together Johnny Handle and Matt Seattle will host a celebration of the songs and tunes from this archive all laced together with anecdotes and tales. Part of Local History Month

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
09/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

LHM Poetry Readings from the Great War – Talk
09/05/2014 | Chopwell Library |
Chopwell Reading Group shares poems & reminiscences from the Great War. Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
09/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
09/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
09/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
09/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
09/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
09/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Look Where I Live!
09/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Stories, rhymes and games

LHM Outside St Mary's Tour
10/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Free tour of St Marys's graveyard. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Historic maps for beginners
10/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Learn about the range of historic maps available for research and view a selection of highlights from Gateshead Local Studies map collection. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Felling and the Great War Drop-In
10/05/2014 | Felling Library |
Felling Heritage Group present their research about the part Felling played in the Great War. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
10/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
10/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
10/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
10/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
10/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
10/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM Chatterbooks on Tyneside Felling
10/05/2014 | Felling Library |
Join the Chatterbooks children's reading group for stories and activites relating to Tyneside. FREE. No need to book. Part of Local history Month

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
11/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Cahalen Morrison and Eli West (USA) Skylark Song
11/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Seattle’s Cahalen Morrison and Eli West make another visit to Gateshead. Inspired by mountain music they are one of the hottest acts to emerge out of the traditional US roots music scene.

LHM Whickham Walk
11/05/2014 | Whickham War Memorial |
Learn about mansions, miners, Cromwell and Lang Jack in this walk along Whickham Front Street. Part of Local History Month

LHM Clara Vale Walk
11/05/2014 | Clara Vale Community Centre |
A guided tour around this former colliery village. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
11/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
12/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
12/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
12/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
12/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
12/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Family History Surgery
13/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly help for family history research

LHM Making the Colours Sing
13/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A talk bringing alive the beauty of North east stained glass. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Ancestry online – 30 minute sessions (Leam Lane Library)
13/05/2014 | Leam Lane Library |
An introductory session to the website ancestry.com. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
13/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
13/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
13/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
13/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
13/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
13/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
13/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

ipad and Tablets
13/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Start using your ipad

Piano Workshops (January - May 2014)
14/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Piano Workshops meet on every second Wednesday of the month led by Venera Bojkova.

LHM Family history for beginners St. Mary's Heritage Centre
14/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Thinking about tracing your ancestors? Part of Local History Month.

LHM Bring Yor Marra and Cadge a Cuppa
14/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Weekly coffee morning with a local history theme. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
14/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
14/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
14/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
14/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
14/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
14/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
14/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
15/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
15/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance - £6 per session payable on the door
15/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular meeting of the Fiddle Alliance, welcomes all abilities of fiddle players wishing to further their experience and learn to improve technique and repertoire. £6 per session payable on the door.. 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Luna
15/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
An enchanting show about friendship, the moon and being brave in the dark, most suitable for 2-5 year olds and their families.

LHM Low Fell Walk
15/05/2014 | Barclays Bank, Durham Road |
Join Ian Daley for a walk around Low Fell. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
15/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Military History Dop-In
15/05/2014 | Crawcrook Library |
Find out how to trace your military ancestors. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Ramble Around Wrekenton – Walk
15/05/2014 | Wrekenton Library |
Join library staff for a walk around Wrekenton and share your memories of the area. Part of Local History Month

LHM Britain’s POWs – A Slide Talk by Dr Tony Hellen
15/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
A talk about Britain’s 400,000 German prisoners of war; a forgotten chapter in our history of 1939-1948. Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
15/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
15/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
15/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
15/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
15/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
15/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
16/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

LHM Birtley and the Great War
16/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
16/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
16/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
16/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
16/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
16/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
16/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Likely Lads Film Screening
16/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
The Sound Gallery Presents The Likely Lads (1976). Come along and laugh with Bob & Terry and enter our competition to win the film on DVD. Part of Local History Month

Weekend Family History Surgery - 10am to 12 noon
17/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

LHM Inside St Mary’s - Tour
17/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a free tour of the grade 1 medieval church with our knowledgeable tour guides. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Gateshead Book of Days
17/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
A fun and informal look at this unique book which contains 365 whimsical, odd and forgotten stories from Gateshead’s day-to-day history. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
17/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
17/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
17/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
17/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
17/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
17/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
17/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM 1940s Tea Dance
17/05/2014 | Bensham Grove Community Centre |
Dance the afternoon away at Bensham Grove. Part of Local History Month

The Late Shows - St Mary's Heritage Centre 6pm-11pm
17/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Venues across Newcastle and Gateshead will be staying open late as part of The Late Shows, the North East's annual culture crawl. Look out for free events, performances, music and much more. Join us at St Mary's Heritage Centre for a film themed evening with artist makes, archive films and music.

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
18/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Heritage Reading Group - £5 annual subscription
18/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Sunday Reading Group for all lovers of reading - £5 annual subscription

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
18/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Capturing Images for Local History – Beginners
19/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Interested in old photographs? Want to create your own archive of family or local photographs, old and new? Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
19/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Military History Dop-In
19/05/2014 | Crawcrook Library |
Find out how to trace your military ancestors. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
19/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
19/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
19/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
19/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
19/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Family History Surgery
20/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly help for family history research

LHM Blaydon & Winlaton War Memorial Project –
20/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
The Blaydon & Winlaton War Memorial Project has been set up to honour all those who were lost from the area in World War I. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Ancestry online – 30 minute sessions (Leam Lane Library)
20/05/2014 | Leam Lane Library |
An introductory session to the website ancestry.com. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Kibbleswroth, Pearl on the Hillside
20/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
A history of this small ex-mining village. Part of Local History Month.

LHM We Are Not Amused
20/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Famous words uttered by Queen Victoria. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
20/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Treasures from the Archives - Open Day
20/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tyne and Wear Archives holds a wealth of material about Gateshead's history over the past centuries. Part of Local History Month

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
20/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
20/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
20/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
20/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
20/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
20/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

More Than Daytime TV: Swinging Sixties Exhibition and Coffee Morning
20/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Exhibition and coffee morning

Not Quite Strictly
21/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Dance the night away at our 'Not Quite Strictly' ballroom workshops.

LHM Bring Yor Marra and Cadge a Cuppa
21/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Weekly coffee morning with a local history theme. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
21/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
21/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
21/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
21/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
21/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
21/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
21/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
22/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
22/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

Traitors, Conspirators and Secret Warriors
22/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Author event with Aly Monroe, William Ryan and Andrew Williams

LHM Stories Behind the Stones – Walk
22/05/2014 | Wordsworth Street War Memorial |
Discover tales of some of the many people buried in St Edmunds and Gateshead East cemeteries. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Starting your Family History Using Ancestry – 6 week course
22/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Learn how to use Ancestry.com as well as other library resources. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
22/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
22/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
22/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
22/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
22/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
22/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
22/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM Chatterbooks on Tyneside Wrekenton
22/05/2014 | Wrekenton Library |
Join the Chatterbooks children's reading group for stories and activites relating to Tyneside. FREE. No need to book. Part of Local History Month

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
23/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

LHM Birtley and the Great War
23/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM North East War Memorials
23/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
The North East War Memorials Project have over 100 war memorials listed for Gateshead. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
23/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
23/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
23/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
23/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
23/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
23/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM Chatterbooks on Tyneside Pelaw
23/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Join the Chatterbooks children's reading group for stories and activites relating to Tyneside. FREE No need to book, Part of Local History Month

Coffee and Cakes
24/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Come along to our friendly coffee and cake events and enjoy some home baking

Northumbrian Pipers Drop-in and Pipe Makers Forum
24/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly drop in music session for lovers of the small pipes and it's music and technical based discussion group for pipe and reed makers.

LHM Outside St Mary's Tour
24/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Free tour of St Marys's graveyard. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
24/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
24/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
25/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

LHM Discovering Bensham – Walk
25/05/2014 | St. Cuthbert's Church, Bensham Road |
Bensham was Gateshead’s first suburb but it changed character midway through the nineteenth century. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
25/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Birtley and the Great War
26/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

Family History Surgery
27/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Friendly help for family history research

LHM Birtley Through the Ages
27/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
This year's walk includes some of Birtley's memorials to those who died in the Great War. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Earl Grey and His Monument
27/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Northumberland has many ancient families; the Greys have owned land at Howick for 700 years. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Ancestry online – 30 minute sessions (Leam Lane Library)
27/05/2014 | Leam Lane Library |
An introductory session to the website ancestry.com. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
27/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
27/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
27/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
27/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
27/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
27/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
27/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

St Mary's Memories
28/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Come and Share your memories of St Mary's over tea and scones at St Mary's Heritage Centre. Between 2.30pm and 4pm

Not Quite Strictly
28/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Dance the night away at our 'Not Quite Strictly' ballroom workshops.

LHM Bring Yor Marra and Cadge a Cuppa
28/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
Weekly coffee morning with a local history theme. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
28/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM St Mary's Memories
28/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
St Mary’s Church was last used as a place of worship in 1979 but many people still have fond memories of it

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
28/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
28/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
28/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
28/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
28/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
28/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Frets on the Tyne: £3 pay on the door
29/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Tutor led Guitar group for all abilities

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
29/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

LHM Gateshead Perambulation 13 miles– Walk
29/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Members of Gateshead Local History Society will be reviving the ancient practice of walking Gateshead’s boundaries. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Doon By the Riverside: The Tyne at Blaydon and Ryton – Talk
29/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Shipping point for the produce, playground for the people. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
29/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
29/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
29/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
29/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
29/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
29/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
29/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

LHM Victorian toys
29/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Join us for a morning of activities and play with Victorian toys. Suitable for children 5+.£1, book in advance at the Central Library Part of Local History Month

St Mary's Storytime £1 per child pay on the door
30/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Popular Rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers

Free Lunch Time Concerts
30/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Celebrating the music of young people in the area and local musicians, a free lunch time concert on the last Friday of each month.

LHM Birtley and the Great War
30/05/2014 | Birtley Library |
An exhibition showing the unique part Birtley played in the First World War and telling the stories of some of the brave men who died. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
30/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
30/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
30/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
30/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
30/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
30/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

International Children's Day Storytime
30/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Storytime

Fingers and Thumbs - £1 pay on the door
31/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group

LHM Inside St Mary’s - Tour
31/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a free tour of the grade 1 medieval church with our knowledgeable tour guides. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Greenside Town Trail
31/05/2014 | Greenside Community Centre |
A town trail around Greenside. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Pubs of Gateshead - Book Launch and Short Talk
31/05/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Join author John Boothroyd as he launches this fascinating history of drinking establishments in the Gateshead area. Part of Local History Month.

LHM Mobile coalmines – Display
31/05/2014 | Mobile Library |
Enjoy photographs of former local coal mines on our Mobile Library van. Part of Local History Month

LHM The Joan Hewitt Archive: A history of the Felling area
31/05/2014 | Pelaw Library |
An opportunity to view material from this important archive about Felling and its neighbouring towns and villages which has recently been digitised by Gateshead Libraries. Part of Local History Month

LHM A History of the Derwent Valley by Frank Kojay – Display
31/05/2014 | Rowlands Gill Library |
rank Kojay lived and worked in the Winlaton area in the mid twentieth century. He was a respected naturalist, local historian and prolific recorder of local events. Part of Local History Month

LHM Honoured by Gateshead - Display
31/05/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Part of Gateshead Local History Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations, this display commemorates people who have been given Freemen of the Borough awards since 1964. Part of Local History Month

LHM Folk Archive North East - Display
31/05/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Folk Archive North East (FARNE) is a celebrated online archive relating to the region's traditional music. Paret of Local Hiistory Month

LHM Local Heroes - Display
31/05/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Blaydon and Winlaton War Memorial Project exhibition of photographs will run throughout May along with a smaller exhibition on the same project at Winlaton Community Library. Part of Local History Month

Race For Life
01/06/2014 | Saltwell Park |
Show cancer whose boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you"

Sam Baker (USA)
05/06/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Sam Baker grew up in the Texas prairie town of Itasca. After a near fatal train bombing in 1986, his road to healing has resulted in music that often weaves humour with human suffering and tender beauty. 'Say Grace', his newest collection, was released in the summer of 2013.

Library Lates: Commemoration
05/06/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join us for our popular after hours event.

Blooming Baskets
07/06/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | Includes small hanging basket
Plant your own hanging basket

Mari On The Mobile
10/06/2014 | Mobile Library |
Meet local crime author Mari Hannah

Saturday Special: Make Father's Day!
14/06/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Make a Father's Day card

More Than Daytime TV: Sports Reminiscence
17/06/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Events and activities to get you out of the house!

Underneath Fashion with the Underwear Project
19/06/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
Costume talk

Gateshead Together Week: Garden Give and Take
20/06/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Celebrate Gateshead Together Week

Colourful Commonwealth Storytime
02/07/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Storytime for under 5s.

Library Lates: The Commonwealth
03/07/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join us for our popular after hours event.

Meet Adele Parks
09/07/2014 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Author event

Blaydon & District in Bloom Rose and Flower Show
12/07/2014 | Winlaton Centre |
Show off your roses at the 49th Annual Open Summer Rose and Flower Show - Admission Free

BUPA Great North 10K
13/07/2014 | NewcastleGateshead Quayside |
Join 5,000 people at the North East’s biggest 10k running event on Sunday 13 July 2014. Take in the scenic route along the NewcastleGateshead Quayside including Sage Gateshead, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

An Evening of Crime and Forensics with A D Garrett
15/07/2014 | Blaydon Library |
Author event

More Than Daytime TV: Yoga Taster Session
22/07/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Events and activities to get you out of the house!

Geek-Con
09/08/2014 | Caedmon Hall |
get you Geek-Con.

Whickham & District Autumn Show
30/08/2014 | St. Mary's Church Hall, Whickham |
10th Autumn Show - Admission Free

TEST free event
01/12/2014 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
TEST free event

LHM History and Hauntings with Kirsty Ferry
15/05/2015 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join Kirsty Ferry, author of History and Mystery, as she tells us more about the haunted places of the North East. Part of Local History Month.

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