First Wednesday talk: 5th April 2017
LV50 – Fresh Perspectives

  Light Vessel 50/HY Tyne III has served as the much-loved house yacht of the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club since she was acquired in 1951. She is the oldest floating lightship in the United Kingdom and as such has important historical significance, which makes the vessel a valuable asset for the RNYC, Blyth and the […]

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Bart’s Bash update

RNYC  have now done 2 Bart’s events in 2015 and 2016 at RNYC and have the honour of having the longest offshore coastal race for the event ie the Bondicar. Read about the New Focus of the Andrew Simpson Foundation here.

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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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