Monday, 31 August 2009

Next Avison Lecture

The Hexham Massacre Of 1761
John Sadler
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Part narrative, part drama this presentation casts a dark and different light on Avison’s Georgian context.

Venue Details:
Brunswick Methodist Church
Brunswick Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
Ticket Details: Free entry on the door.

Friday, 28 August 2009

Laing Lunch-time Lecture

Wednesday 16 September, 12.30 - 1.30pm, Laing Art Gallery.

Jonathan Watkins, director of Ikon, will be talking about his role in curating the Thomas Bewick: Tale-Pieces exhibition. No booking required.

The exhibition continues until 18 Oct 2009.

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Sunday 9 August 2009 Bewick’s Birthday Celebrations at Cherryburn. ‘An After Lunch Conversation’

Birthday Celebrations
Originally uploaded by Bewick Society
An occasion to gather and celebrate Bewick’s birthday, as well as a chance to meet the experts, show them your collection and maybe join in the after lunch conversations.

We have invited a local collector of antique canes to come along on the day to show us his latest acquisition – John Bewick’s swagger stick – a rare and exciting find.

There will also be a birthday cake, so please do come and join us!

Date and time: Sunday 9 August from 1.30 pm. The ‘Conversation’ starts at 2.30 pm.

Venue: Cherryburn, Station Road, Mickley Square, near Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7DD.

Admission: Admission charges apply. National Trust and Bewick Society members free on production of a valid card.