Acomb Local History Society

The History Society meets in Acomb Methodist Chapel monthly between September and May.  Members, new members and visitors are welcome at all meetings.

Chairman: Gordon Scorer

2018 – 2019 SPEAKERS
Venue: Acomb Methodist Chapel at 7.30 pm

  • Sept 10th  Roger Morris  “Tales from the dark side….Some grisly and ghostly tales from Newcastle – true stories and stories to capture the imagination ….”
  • Oct 10th  Peter Ryder  “Faith” Stones and Mortar……The Chapels of the North Pennines”
  • Nov 14th  Andrew Clark “Life in the 30s 4os and 50s …when Monday was a washing day!”
  • Dec 12th George Cairn “A moving story … the history of Pickfords”
  • Jan 9th  “Tales of the Riverbank. North Shields to South Shields via Wylam. The Tyne Story.
  • Feb 13th Geoff  Hughes  ” The Trevellyans of Wallington Hall. Probably the richest Socialists in the North”
  • March 13th Dr Ian Roberts “World War 2 in Northumberland. The secret sites of the North Tyne and Redesdale”
  • Apr 10th Anthea Lang “ Garden with Capabilities – The story of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown”  
  • May 8th Richard Young  “A walk through the history and buildings of Corbridge.”


    • £10.00 per person
    • £16.00 per couple
    • or £3.00 on the night  per visitor.

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