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Boldon History Society
The Society meets on the last Tuesday of each month except December at the Grey Horse Hotel at 7 pm

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Programme for the year 2011

January 25th          Barry Hailes - "Old South Shields"

February 22rd        Walter Carr - “Queen Victoria”

March 29th            The Rev. Arthur Middleton , A.K.C., M. Lit., F. R. Hist. S.

"St. Nicholas Church”

April 26th             Anne Sharp, B.L.S., “The Magic of Local Studies Collections for Local Historians and Heritage.”

May 31st               Roma Garbutt - “Boldon Tennis Club”

June 28h                Fred Rylance – “Cleadon House Part 1”

July 26th               Annual General Meeting followed by Barry Oliver “Sheep Farming in the Sixties”

August 30th           Sheila Arbuckle, M.A. “Washington Old Hall”

September 27th    Fred Rylance – “Cleadon House Part 2”

October 25th         Lucy Routledge – “Heritage Protection”

November 29th      Maurice Chadwick - “West Hall Farm”

December              No Meeting

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Turn Back in Time "The High Street"

An open Coffee Morning will be held at Boldon Library from 10am till noon, on Friday 26th November.
You will be able to see some photos of Boldon as it used to be.  If you have any photos of the Boldon shops in the past please bring them along with You.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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General Election- Candidates' Question Time

This is your chance to question your Parliamentary Candidates on issues important to you.
Sunday 25th April 7.30 till 9 pm. at St Matthew's RC Church Hall,  Jarrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Natural Christmas Craft

Try hour hand at making a variety of festive decorations such as traditional Christmas wreaths, table decorations and cards using natural and recycled materials.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a South Tynside Council countryside Team event.

Booking is essential.  Venue: West Hall Scout Campsite, Moore Lane, Whitburn.

Contact Tel: 0191 536 4873

        email: 4seasons@pop3.hiway.co.uk

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Enchanted Christmas Weekend at Bede's World
Weekend of 19th -20th December 12 noon till 4:30 pm.

A visit from Father Christmas, the chance to join Christmas elves and make a small present to take home, plus an amazing festive fancey dress party packed full of Christmas songs, games and activities.  Prizes will be given for most original costumes.

Venue: Bede's World, Church Bank, Jarrow.

Contact  Tel: 0191 489 2106

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31st December 10 am til 3 pm

Join the staff from Souter Lighthouse on this festive 7 mile walk around the Marsden Circular taking in Cleadon Hills, Marsden Old Quarry and the sea cliffs.  The cost is £2.50 per person, which includes homemade hot soup at the end of the walk.  Please wear sturdy footwear, bring waterproofs and a packed lunch.

Venue: Meet at Souter Lighthouse , Coast Road, Whitburn.

Contact: Tel: 0191 529 3161

 

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Pier to Pier New Year Walk
Sunday 10th January, Bus 9am, walk  9:30 am

Blow away the winter blues by enjhoying a refreshing eifht mile walk along the scenic coastel paths of South Tyneside and Sunderland.  Considered internationally important for is bird populations and showcasing fabulous limestone geology, the coastal walk is an excellent way to see one of the mahor attractions of the ariea.

This year the walk will be from Roker Pier to South Shields Pier.  Please wear sturdy footwear, bring waterproofs anmd a packed lunch.  This is a Souoth Tynedside Council Countryside Team Event.

A bus will be provided to rake peaple from Littlehaven Beach car park to Roder for the start of the walk.

Booking is essential.

Venue:  Meet at the "Conversation Piece", by Littlehaven Beach car park, South Shields for the bus at 9 am or meet at the Pier View car park, Sunderland at 9.30 am.

Contact:  Tel: 0191 424 7498    or    email lisa.roberts@southtyneside.gov.uk

 

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Station Burn Management Day
Sunday 24th January 2010, starts 10 am

Join Countryside Volunteers South Tyneside to carry out a range of conservation works at Station Burn Local Nature Reserve.  No previous experience necessary, all tools and instruction will be provided.  This is an opportunity to make friends, try new skills and have fun.  Please dress warmly in old clothes and sturdy footwear, bring wellies if you have them.

This is a South Tyneside Council Countryside team event.

Meet: On Station Toad just before the road vends sharply towards Brockley Whins metre station, Boldon Colliery.

Contact ~Tel: 0191 424 7423

email ~ clare.rawcliffe@southtyneside.gov.uk

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Return of the otter
Wed 3rd February 2010, 7 pm till 8 pm

In the 1970's the otter population in the UK plummeted to near extinction.  Otter numbers are now recovering and their remarkable comeback means they are present once again in every county in England.  Jim Cokil, director of Durham Wildlife Trust, charts the return of the otter to the north east in this illustrated talk about one of our most fascinating and charming mammals.

Venue:  Jarrow Community Association, Cambrian Street, Jarrow

Contact:~ Tel. 0191 424 7423

email~ clare.rawcliffe@southtyneside.gov.uk

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Make a difference day
Sunday 7th February 2010 10 am till 3 pm

Join the Countryside Team as they undertake a variety of practical conservation tasks at West Boldon EEC to celebrate World Wetland Day.  These tasks will include pond maintenance work, coppicing and footpath work.  It's is a chance to try your hand at some traditional countryside management techniques.  Please dress in clothes that you do not mind getting dirty and bring along waterproofs and wellies if you have them.  A warm lunch will be provided.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Booking is essential for this event.  Bookings will be taken fron 18th January

Venue:  West Boldon EEC, West Boldon Substation, Newcastle Road, West Boldon.

Contact:  Tel:  0191 536 4873  or  email:  westboldon.4seasons@pop3.hiway.co.uk

 

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Art Antics
Monday 15th February 2010, 10 am till 3 pm

 

 

Have fun whilst creating some original masterpieces with local artist educator Howard Lee.  Art will be produced on a pond theme from both natural and recycled materials.  The session will start with a look at the creatures that lurk in the pond at West Boldon.  The Artwork will be used to decorate the new Environmental Education Centre.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  This is a South Tyneside Council countryside Team event.

Booking is essential and will be taken from 25th January.

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Big Cat Sightings
Tuesday 2nd March 2010 7 till 8 pm

Big cat sightings are regularly reported around Britain, such as the infamous Beast of Bodmin Moor.  Ian Bond, a local naturalist, has been collecting information on big cat sightings from the north east for many years and has been a speaker at the annual Big Cats in Britain Conference.  Join the Countryside Team for this fascinating talk about big cats in Britain, and particularly the North East.

Venue: Library Theatre, Central Library, Prince Georg Square, South Shields.

Contact: Tel:  0191 424 7423  or  email:  clare.rawcliffe@southtyneside.gov.uk

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Tileshed Habitat Management Day
Sunday 7th March 2010 from 10 am

 

Join Countryside Volunteers South Tyneside to carry out a range of conservation works at Tilesheds Local Nature Reserve.  No previous experience necessary, all tools and instruction will be provided.  This is an opportunity to make friends, try new skills and have fun.  Please dress warmly in old clothes and sturdy footwear.

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Venue: Meet in Tilesheds LNR car park, off 'Tileshed Lane, between Boldon and Cleadon.

Contact: Tel:  0191 424 7423  or  email:  clare.rawcliffe@southtyneside.gov.uk

 

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Forestry Fun
Sunday 21st March 2010, 10 am till noon

Join the Countryside Team as they celebrate World Forestry Day.  This day is celebrated in forests around the world on 21st March each year s people take time to consider the benefits of forests to the community - such as providing habitats for animals and plants, areas for recreation , education and scientific study and as a source of many products including timber and food.  World forestry Day also aims to provide opportunities for people to learn how forests can be managed and used sustainavble for these msany purposes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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Venue:  West Boldon EEC, West Boldon Substation, Newcastle Road, West Boldon.

Contact:  Tel:  0191 536 4873  or  email:  westboldon.4seasons@pop3.hiway.co.uk

 The Boldons History Society

Programme for the year 2011

January 25th        Barry Hailes - "Old South Shields"

February 22rd      Walter Carr - “Queen Victoria”

March 29th                    The Rev. Arthur Middleton , A.K.C., M. Lit., F. R. Hist. S.

"St. Nicholas Church”

April 26th                      Anne Sharp, B.L.S., “The Magic of Local Studies Collections for

                             Local Historians and Heritage.”

May 31st              Roma Garbutt - “Boldon Tennis Club”

June 28h               Fred Rylance – “Cleadon House Part 1”

July 26th              Annual General Meeting followed by

                   Barry Oliver “Sheep Farming in the Sixties”

August 30th                   Sheila Arbuckle, M.A. “Washington Old Hall”

September 27th    Fred Rylance – “Cleadon House Part 2”

October 25th                  Lucy Routledge – “Heritage Protection”

November 29th    Maurice Chadwick - “West Hall Farm”

December             No Meeting

 

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Venue: The Customs House
Venue Address: Mill Dam, South Shields

Contact Telephone: 0191 454 1234
Website: http://www.customshouse.co.uk
Contact Email: mail@customshouse.co.uk

 Events at Washington Old Hall

 Waste not Want not.  Learn how the uses for leftover vegetables and fruit, including cider making, jams and chutneys
2nd October 2011 1pm till 4pm £6

October Walk.  Walk from the top of Penshaw Monument to Washington Old Hall
Starts 10am £7 National Trust members £5

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