First Wednesday talk: 1st Mar 2017
David Hirst – Curious Naturalists

  David Hirst takes an affectionate look at some of the people from the north of England who have contributed to a better understanding of our natural world. From hermits and heretics to Squires and seafarers, this is a story of eccentric adventure, derring-do, scientific curiosity and armchair deduction In a time-travelling tour we’ll find […]

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First Wednesday talk: 1st Feb 2017
David Fraser – NER Coal Staithes Blyth Harbour

  Following the demise of the coal industry, local historian David Fraser was granted special access to document and record these remarkable wooden structures which once dominated the skyline of the port of Blyth before they disappeared forever. Extensive interviews with past teemers and trimmers who worked the system further enhanced his knowledge.  Join us […]

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George Elmy lifeboat restoration

Those who attended Fred Crowell’s excellent talk on Wooden Boat Restoration will remember that he referred to a series of videos that were made of the restoration of the Seaham lifeboat “George Elmy”. The videos were made by Nick Foister of Digiwiz in conjunction with East Coast Fibreglass on behalf of the East Durham Heritage […]

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Social Calendar

March 17, 2017
Lifeboat Supper
Starts: 12:00 am
April 8, 2017
Fitting Out Supper
Starts: 12:00 am
May 14, 2017
Charity Tea Party
Starts: 12:00 am
May 27, 2017
Whitby Regatta
Starts: 12:00 am

Racing Calendar

May 3, 2017
Wed Series Race 1 Starlight
Starts: 7:00 pm
May 7, 2017
Newbiggin Buoy Race Silk Purse
Starts: 2:00 pm
May 10, 2017
Wed Series Race 2 Expressly Forbidden
Starts: 7:00 pm
May 17, 2017
Wed Series Race 3 Expresso
Starts: 7:00 pm