|News Heading: Queen Street Events 2013|
|News Date: 05 Oct 2013 / 07:51:01|
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AS PART OF THE FUND RAISING FOR THE ONGOING RESTORATION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE HALL THE FOLLOWING TALKS AND EVENTS ARE TO TAKE PLACE IN ASSOCIATION WITH SUNDERLAND HERITAGE QUARTER
Sunday 15 Sept 2013 (11.30 am – 3.00 pm) Heritage Open Days
'Model City: Sunderland Buildings in Miniature'
Models by Fred Gooch, photo exhibition by Michael Johnson
Monday 23 September 2013 (7.00 pm)
‘Glories of Georgian Architecture’
Saturday 5 October 2013 (7.00 pm) £5 admission
‘Eighteenth Century Masonic Halls and the British Empire’
with Colin Meddes on the history of the Queen Street hall.
Sunday 6 October 2013 (2:30pm)
Michael Johnson ‘Georgian Buildings of Sunderland’
Thursday 24 October 2013 (7.00 pm) £5 admission
‘My Brief Career as a Novelist’
Sunday 27 October 2013 (2.30 pm)
Michael Johnson ‘Georgian Dandies: From Beau Brummell to Beau Nash’
Saturday 2 November 2013 (10:30am)
‘Architecture and Adaptation: the film and TV locations of Jane Austen’
Sunday 17 November 2013 (2 pm)
Guided walk starting at Holy Trinity Church
'Sunderland's Georgian Gems: Learning from the Landscape'.
Thursday 21 November (2 pm)
‘What we can learn from Old Photographs’
With local history surgery: Gill Cookson discusses using photographs and other images in local and family history. Come along with questions!
Monday, 25th November (2.30pm) £5 admission
Subject to be advised
Thursday 5 December (2 pm)
‘Freemasons in Georgian Sunderland’ – and unveiling the Queen Street archive. Local history surgery: Discussing this and other local sources for local and family history – share your research questions!