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Exhibition: That’s Women’s Work

21 July 2021 - 31 March 2022

‘That’s Women’s Work’, an exhibition about the important role of women in fishing and maritime industries over time is now open at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre, North Shields Fish Quay.

£4.00

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Heritage Talk – The Linskill Family of North Shields

29 January 2022

The Linskill family of North Shields play an important part in the community at the mouth of the Tyne.

£4.00 or Free for members.

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Mindfulness Session

Mindfulness In Session (5 February 2022)

5 February 2022

Mindfulness Drop-In Class lead by Michael Atkinson of the School of Mindfulness

Donation (Suggest £3-£5).

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Walk

Heritage Walk with Martin Kenny: Clifford’s Fort (For up to 10 people).

5 February 2022

Explore the history of Clifford’s Fort between 1536 and 2021, the Tyne Lifeboats, RNLI Lifeboats, Shipwrecks and Tyne Harbour

£4.00

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Meet the Artists – Rosie Morris and Harriet Sutcliffe

5 February 2022

We are Rosie Morris and Harriet Sutcliffe, two artists working with English Heritage on an exciting new art project responding to Tynemouth Priory and Castle. 

Free

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Talk

Talk: The Fish Quay and the Artists

12 February 2022

This illustrated talk by David Hirst looks at the development of the Fish Quay as shown in the paintings of artists from the 1800s to the present day.

£4.00 / Free for members.

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Talk

Talk: The Fish Quay and the Artists (Repeat).

19 February 2022

This illustrated talk by David Hirst looks at the development of the Fish Quay as shown in the paintings of artists from the 1800s to the present day.

£4.00 / Free for members.

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Walk

Heritage Walk with Martin Kenny: Clifford’s Fort (For up to 10 people).

19 March 2022

Explore the history of Clifford’s Fort between 1536 and 2021, the Tyne Lifeboats, RNLI Lifeboats, Shipwrecks and Tyne Harbour

£4.00

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Walk

Heritage Walk with Martin Kenny: Clifford’s Fort (For up to 10 people).

21 April 2022

Explore the history of Clifford’s Fort between 1536 and 2021, the Tyne Lifeboats, RNLI Lifeboats, Shipwrecks and Tyne Harbour

£4.00

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Heritage Action Zone Talk: John Dobson in North Shields

23 April 2022

Old Low Light Heritage Centre volunteer and retired architect, Stuart Barlow, talks about four of the churches designed by famous North East architect, John Dobson (1787-1865).

£4.00

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Walk

Heritage Walk with Martin Kenny: Clifford’s Fort (For up to 10 people).

26 May 2022

Explore the history of Clifford’s Fort between 1536 and 2021, the Tyne Lifeboats, RNLI Lifeboats, Shipwrecks and Tyne Harbour

£4.00

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Heritage Action Zone Talk: John Foster Spence The Grand Old Man of North Shields

28 May 2022

Old Low Light Heritage Centre volunteer Mike Coates shares his research into the life and times of abolitionist John Foster Spence (1818-1901). Spence's extraordinary six decades of unstinting public service to the community of Tynemouth/North Shields earned him the nickname of 'The Grand Old Man of Shields'.

£4.00

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