History

Our courses are wide ranging covering ancient, modern and local history. Previous topics have included From the First Settlers to the First Farmers in the North; Household and Family 1500-1850; War and Social Change in 20th Century Europe; Maritime Northumberland; Newcastle and its Buildings, and the influence of prominent Northumbrians on British History and Politics.

Our next course begins on 21st November, when we welcome Dr June Neilson to give a series of three talks exploring the history, trade, and influences of the Silk Road, ‘The Silk Road: Myth or Reality?’. These sessions will be held at the William Elder Building, Berwick Upon Tweed WEB starting at 10am and can be booked here.