Durham Branch Programme

Branch Programme

June Palmer, last updated: 8th June 2018

Durham Branch Programme 2018 - 19

Chairman: Tony Fox

All meetings begin at 6pm, (unless otherwise stated in the programme) at St Giles' Chuch Hall, St. Giles' Church, Gilesgate, Durham

Durham Branch Website: http://durhamha.wordpress.com/about/

For any enquiries about Durham Branch meetings, please email: durhamha@googlemail.com

18th September 2018 (AGM at 5.30 p.m.)

Mary Queen of Scots: The Captive Queen in England, 1568-87

Speaker: David Templeman (Friends of Sheffield Manor Lodge).

16th October 2018

Constantine Phipps and his voyage to the Arctic

Speaker: Ian Stubbs

20th November 2018

The Real Guy Fawkes - the man behind the myth

Speaker: Nick Holland

11th December 2018 (7 p.m.) 

The Pike: Gabriele d'Annunzio's Annexation of Fiume in 1919, and its significance for the rise of Fascism

Speaker: Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Christmas Buffet

15th January 2019

Captain Cook's First Great Voyage

Speaker: Phil Philo

19th February 2019

An author's greatest enemy - uysing historical figures in historical fiction

Speaker: Anna Belfrage

19th March 2019

Dangerous women of the Scottish Wars of Independence

Speaker: Anna Belfrage

16th April 2019

Sir Gawain and the Green Knigh: Arthurian legend in the North

speaker: Dr Andrew Breeze (University of Navarra)

21st May 2019:

The Gordon Batho Memorial Lecture

The Mortimers and the Crown: The rise of a Marcher dynasty

Speaker: Philip Hume (The Mortimer History Society)