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Calendar of Society Events 2018

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The Society was founded in October 2000 to promote interest in the Northumbrian Jacobites


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Friday, 23 February        

DERWENTWATER CROSS WREATH-LAYING AND ANNUAL COMMEM. LUNCH AT LANGLEY CASTLE: 11.30am at the Derwentwater Cross, nr Langley, NE47 5LU for a short ceremony and wreath-laying. Lunch at 12.00 for 12.30pm in the Josephine Restaurant, Langley Castle Hotel.

Saturday, 24 March           

'DILSTON RETROSPECTIVE', 11am: A Talk in Dilston Chapel and Castle by Harry James. Learn about the Dilston site before and during restoration work from someone who was there. Please meet in the car park at 10.45am. 

Saturday, 14 April               

CULLODEN ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL SERVICE: Commemoration of the 272nd Anniversary of the Battle of Culloden. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10.30 am for the processional walk to the Great Cairn on the battlefield at 10.45 am. 

Saturday, 28 April               

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The Chapel at Dilston, 11am.  The AGM will be followed by a sandwich lunch. Please meet in the car park at 10.45am.                                                                                        

Saturday, 19 May                

'CHAMBER ORGAN & KEYBOARD MUSIC IN THE 18th CENTURY': A talk and recital in St. Andrews Church, Corbridge by Marc Bryant, professional organist.  This event will be open to members of the public.

Friday, 22 - Sunday, 24 June    

VISIT TO PRESTONPANS AND ROSSLYN CHAPEL: To include a visit to the Battlefield of Prestonpans, Bankton Doocot, Rosslyn Chapel and the Borders. Details of coach travel, accommodation and cost will be provided. Members may join the group in their own cars for one or both days.   

Friday, 7 September         

VISIT TO CARLISLE CASTLE & LANERCOST PRIORY: 'Bonnie Prince Charlie in Carlisle' - a guided tour of Carlisle Castle. Discover the impact of the Jacobite occupation on the castle, Carlisle residents and the wider community. Late lunch / Afternoon tea at Lanercost Priory.  Optional coach travel. 

Saturday, 6 October                  

18th ANNUAL SOCIETY DINNER: Beaumont Hotel, Hexham NE46 3LT, 7.00 for 7.30pm, Guest Speaker: Lorna Windham, author, poet & dramatist

Saturday. 27 October

'BEST STAIRCASE, COMMON STAIRCASE: RUNNING A  MANSION IN THE 18th CENTURY: A talk in the Chapel at Dilston by Elspeth Gould, Research Volunteer, on the running and management  of an 18th Century Hall. Please meet in the car park at 10.45am

Saturday, 15 December                 

CHRISTMAS LUNCH: 12.30pm Black Bull, Corbridge