About Us                                              


The Forum is an alliance of key heritage bodies and individuals active within the North-East of England. At a time of restricted public funding for protection and preservation of heritage, the Forum seeks to make a tangible and significant impact on the regional environment to the benefit of those who live and work here, and businesses which are based here.

Current Members of the Committee : 

  • John Bolter (Newcomen Society - North East)
  • Jules Brown (North of England Civic Trust)
  • Ian Burdon (Friends of The Discovery Museum)
  • Belinda Burke (Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland)
  • Ian Daley (Gateshead Local History Society, Newcastle City Guides)
  • John Daniels (Chair) (Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust)
  • Kellie Daniels (Kellie Daniels Consultancy)
  • Charles Fleming (Association of Northumberland Local History Societies)
  • Paul Gailunas (Literary & Philosophical Society of Newcastle)
  • John Griffiths (Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne)
  • Martin Hulse (Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust)
  • Denise Lovell (Sunderland Antiquarian Society)
  • John Matthews (Northumberland & Newcastle Society, Killingworth LHS)
  • Ged Parker (Washington History Society)
  • Tony Stephenson (Northumberland & Newcastle Society, Newcastle City Guides)
  • Michael Turner (Natural History Society of Northumbria, Friends of Saltwell Park)
  • Kari Vickers (Dunston Staiths Friends)