Talks

Non-members are welcome and tea/coffee will be available to buy at the Theatre bar.

Saturday 20 May 2017 2:30pm - Dr. Stephen D. Shannon: Irish Nationalists in County Durham, 1860 - 1930: An Overview at the City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham City.

AGM Saturday 24 June 2017 11:00am The Society’s 53rd AGM will be held at County Hall, Durham. A buffet lunch will be available. Details to follow. The David Reid Memorial Lecture will follow starting at 1.15 pm. This year’s lecture will be The Rites of Durham in context by Dr Margaret Harvey.

Saturday 9th September 2017 2:30pm - Gill Parkes: Durham at War - 1917/18 at the City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham City.

Saturday 7th October 2017 2:30pm - Kathleen Reynolds: ILL News: Gentry Health in the Eighteenth Century North at the City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham City.

Saturday 11th November 2017 2:30pm - David Butler: The Turnpike Roads of County Durham at the City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham City.

Previous Talks

Talks Venue: The City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham City. Durham Dramatic Society bought this building at the bottom of the Indoor Market in 1950 as club rooms in which to rehearse and converted it into a theatre, seating 70, in 1986.

Access to the theatre on foot is via Walkergate (steps from the Market Place or Claypath) or via steps from Silver Street (next to Cottons). Parking is available in Freeman’s Place or in the multi storey Walkergate and Prince Bishops’ car parks.

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