Jean Scott, former Chair of the Friends of the Laing Art Gallery, will give the talk called ‘Smugglers, Sailors, Explorers and Eccentrics’ at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre, North Shields Fish Quay on Saturday 14 March at 11am. Entry is £3 (free to Old Low Light members).
A lasting tribute is to be made to a woman who fled slavery in America during the 19th century and became part of the North Shields community.
Volunteers at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre on North Shields Fish Quay want to speak to local people who might have stories about music over the years.
A local historian is bringing together some findings from research into American slavery for an event at a North Shields heritage centre.
Local people are being thanked for helping the Old Low Light Heritage Centre to end 2019 on a high note.
A local historian is to give a talk later this month about prominent local businessman and Quaker, John Foster Spence, who became known as the ‘Grand Old Man of Shields’.
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