The 2017 Tyne and Wear Heritage Conference - May 13th - Tickets on sale now!

The next TWHF Conference will be held on May 13th 2017 at the fantastic Wallsend Memorial Hall.

Our Keynote Speakers will be The Viscount Ridley DL, John Grundy and The Rt Hon. the Lord Beith.

The Conference will be a celebration of the industrial and social heritage of Tyne & Wear and the wider region and will feature :

  • Lessons from the ongoing community projects supported by the Forum

  • Presentations of best practice for local heritage groups

  • Keynote Speakers - Lord Alan Beith and Viscount Matt Ridley

  • Our Popular Workshops

The Conference is Supported by Historic England

Free Car Parking will be available on the nearby old Swan Hunters site



Contact us on info@twhf.co.uk if you are interested in sponsoring this event or require more info or would just like to be added to our mailing list.

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News

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  • TWHF New Member - Wallsend Local History Society

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  • HeritageACT! Project - History of the Electricity Supply in NE England

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  • HeritageACT! Project - Puffing Billy Trail

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    Land Of Oak & Iron are TWHF's latest member.

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  • Join our Mailing List!

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  • New HeritageACT! Leaflet

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Events

  • Display of the society's archives

    Wallsend Local History Society

    Mon 14th Aug 2017 - 7:00 PM

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  • Dowsing Tunnels

    Wallsend Local History Society

    Mon 11th Sep 2017 - 7:00 PM

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  • Swinging Sixties

    Friends of Segedunum

    Sat 30th Sep 2017 - 11:00 AM

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  • Cliffords Fort and the Lifeboat Connection

    Wallsend Local History Society

    Mon 9th Oct 2017 - 7:00 PM

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  • Hadrian’s Cavalry – review of the year’s events

    Friends of Segedunum

    Sat 11th Nov 2017 - 11:00 AM

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  • Tynemouth and Cullercoats History Tour

    Wallsend Local History Society

    Mon 13th Nov 2017 - 7:00 PM

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  • Christmas celebrations around the world and Xmas festivities

    Wallsend Local History Society

    Mon 11th Dec 2017 - 7:00 PM

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  • Queen Victoria

    Friends of Segedunum

    Sat 16th Dec 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Killingworth Locomotive Sculpture

Last year the Newcastle & Northumberland Society was asked to support the Killingworth Local History Society in their campaign to have the Locomotive sculpture restored and placed in a prominent part of the town. The sculpture, which was fixed to the bridge link of the now demolished Killingworth Centre, was created by the late Charles Sansbury of Allendale [1916 -1989] and it was his own interpretation of the early development of railways...

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