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.

Dr June Neilson  returns in March 2024 with a short course on the History of the European Union. This series of three talks examines the vision and reality of the idea of European unity following the horrors of World War II. Mondays 4, 11, and 18 March, 10am-12 noon, William Elder Building, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1JT.  Full details here.

No previous knowledge is assumed for any of our courses and all are welcome.