Planned events for the coming year
SATURDAY 16 APRIL 2016
THOMAS BEWICK “ENTHUSIASMS” AT THE HANCOCK
Date and time: Saturday 16 April at 1.00pm.
SUNDAY 8 MAY 2016
CHERRYBURN: HANDS ON OUT OF THE ARCHIVES
Date and time: Sunday 8 May from 1–3.30pm. Venue: Cherryburn, Station Road, Mickley Square, near Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7DD. Admission: Free for Bewick Society and National Trust members on production of a valid membership card.
SATURDAY 11 JUNE 2016
A VISIT TO THE STUDIO OF MASTER PRINTER CHRISTOPHER BACON, ALLENDALE, NORTHUMBERLAND Date and time: Saturday 11 June 2016
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2016
A STIRRING WALK FROM GATESHEAD TO CHERRYBURN
Last year’s experimental long walk to Cherryburn was a great success. This year there will be an opportunity to join in the fun along the way as we have three starting points and times.
Depart Gateshead 10am.
Depart the Keelman Pub, Newburn, 1pm
Depart George Stephenson's House, Wylam at 2pm.
Let us know if you would like to come along.
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2016
THOMAS BEWICK’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AT CHERRYBURN You are invited to join a round table discussion of new finds, books and all things Bewick with experts from the Bewick Society. Bewick’s birthday will be celebrated at the end of the event with tea and cake. Date and time: Sunday 14 August from 1—4pm. Light afternoon conversation 2—3pm.
THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2016
AN INFORMAL LOOK AT POST-BEWICK WOOD ENGRAVING Date and time: at 6.30-7.30. Venue: Bewick Hall, Newcastle City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX.
THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER 2016
BEWICK SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND LECTURE
Date and time: Thursday 6 October at 6pm. Venue: Green Room, Floor Four, Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QE.
FULL DETAILS IN OUR NEWSLETTER (see below)