DHS meetings 2019-2020

Talks and meetings for 2019-2020 are held at the Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7NG (accessed via the archway on Skinnergate) starting at 7.30pm. Annual membership £10 covering all talks. Visitors £3 per meeting.

For more information, visit the Darlington Historical Society website.

Membership Fees
Individual Membership £10
Junior & Student Membership £3
Visitors £3 per meeting

The DHS talks are:

18 September 2019
A Year in Darlo – with Chris Lloyd from The Northern Echo

16 October 2019
King Alfred – with author Max Adams

20 November 2019
A History of Cleveland Bridge – with John Moran

18 December 2019
The Churches and Chapels of Darlington – with author and TV presenter John Grundy

15 January 2020
The Life, Times and Writings of Rudyard Kipling – with Malcolm Sweet

19 February 2020
Dr. Dressers Dream – with Gill Moore of the Dorman Museum on the life of iconic designer Christopher Dresser and his work with the Linthorpe Art Pottery in Middlesbrough

18 March 2020
Those Gigantic Statues: Cook and Easter Island – with Phil Philo, Senior Curator at Middlesbrough Museums

15 April 2020
A Sort of Homecoming: Flying Officer George Lumley of Darlington – with Anthony Magrys