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The History section of the site is your one-stop shop for events, news and resources about history. Find out about Groups, Clubs and Organisations connected to this topic


Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago

New for 2015

I remember when.... If you find yourself saying this, then why not come along to our new Reminiscence sessions.

Listed under:Gateshead Wide
all day
Every week

Elgins Womans Group

Last updated: 7 months 4 weeks ago

The Elgin Women’s Group is an informal group within the local community which provides an opportunity for women to meet and take part in educationa

Listed under:Deckham
6pm - 8pm
Every week

JUST FOR GENTS - Thursday Men's Group for over 65's

Last updated: 3 months 3 weeks ago



Every Thursday, our lounge hosts a weekly men's group. 

Listed under:Gateshead Wide
10am until 3pm
Every week

Coatsworth Road Project Room

Last updated: 3 weeks 3 days ago

A local organisation called Cumbric, have taken over the old Avenues Youth Project shop at 107 Coatsworth Road and are opening it up to the communi

Listed under:Bensham, Saltwell
11:00- 16:30
Every week
Gateshead Older People's Assembly Logo

Reminiscence Group

Last updated: 3 weeks 3 days ago


If you’re interested in local history, you’re very welcome to join us! 

Listed under:Gateshead Wide
10.30 - 12.30

Events listed under History

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Felling Day at Beamish

Saturday, 2 September, 2017 (All day)
Added by: The Felling Heritage Group

This year's Felling Day at Beamish will be held on Saturday 2nd September. Listed under:Felling

Groups listed under History

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Bensham and Saltwell Alive Logo

Bensham and Saltwell Alive

Bensham and Saltwell Alive is an initiative that has two key aims.  

0191 4901032Bensham, Bridges, Kelvin Grove, Saltwell, The Avenues, Windmill Hills

Bensham Memories

Bensham Memories is a participatory research project aiming to uncover the personal stories of Bensham, what the area means to you, and how you ima

bensham-memories@hotmail.comBensham, Saltwell, Teams

Birtley Belgians

Birtley Belgians are found across north-east England and Belgium.   They have a common origin among Great War refugees at the National Projectile F

+44 191 251 0163birtleybelgiansWW1@yahoo.co.ukBarley Mow, Birtley, Kibblesworth, Lamesley
Edward Mosley Perkin

Birtley Heritage Group

A local history group encouraging the curiosity of people to delve into the hidden past and unearth some of the stories of Birtley's heritage to di

0191 410 5576birtleyheritagegroup@hotmail.co.ukBirtley
The Birtley Hub

Birtley Hub Resource Centre

Birtley Community Hub is a resource centre for the local community.

0191 492 0434admin@thebirtleyhub.co.ukBarley Mow, Birtley, Kibblesworth


News listed under History

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5 Year Management Plan Launched

The culmination of nearly 2 years work was launched

View of Nine Arches viaduct in Derwent Valley

Don't miss the Land of Oak & Iron Local Groups Forum

Land of Oak & Iron's (LOI) first Local Groups Forum is being held on Saturday 1st April and will offer community groups and organisations an op


TALKS  IN  LIBRARY:     Please book in at Birtley Library for all talks - there will be a nominal charge for non-membe

BRW (Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham) Rotary Club 70 years of serive

70 years of service from BRW Rotary Club

"Serving the community since 1946"

Saltwell Park Museum opens at the Shipley Art Gallery

A permanent new home breathing new life into the objects from Saltwell Park Museum collection has been created at the Shipley.


Regular Activities listed under History

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Group Visits: Craft, Coffee and Cake: a unique art gallery experience

Available for groups of 10 or more people. Tuesday - Friday (10am-4pm) subject to availability.

Gateshead Wide

Tours and talks with afternoon tea

If your group is looking for an activity or a nice afternoon out, then why not bring them to St Mary's Heritage Centre (beside the SageGateshead)?

Gateshead Town Centre, Gateshead Wide

Services to Prevent and Reduce Isolation, Vulnerability and/or Loneliness in Older People

REDUCING HOSPITAL RE-ADMISSIONS FOR OLDER PEOPLE Happy to Help is working with local services and hospitals to offer a sub

Gateshead Wide

Health Information

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Mental Health Awareness week 8- 14 May 2017

2 months 3 weeks ago

This year in 2017 Mental Health Awareness Week is championing the importance of good mental health and our ability to thrive, instead of being stuc

Smoking: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago


Our Gateshead - Gateshead Community Website (Stop Smoking information).

Mental Health: Lifestyle Information and Resources

3 months 2 weeks ago

NHS Choices

Drugs: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago

Useful Websites and resources:

FRANK - (Friendly, Confidential Drugs Advice).

Physical Activity: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago



One You - Public Health England


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02/09/2017 (All day)
This year's Felling Day at Beamish will be held on Saturday 2nd September.  ...

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