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September 2022

Collingwood Society – Trafalgar Medals

September 6 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Trinity House, Broad Chare
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DQ United Kingdom
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Society Chairman Capt Stephen Healy delivers a talk on the ‘Trafalgar Medals’ (and other similar awards). In a time before recognized campaign medals, the government was decidedly limited in its opinion on who should receive recognition by award, leaving it to entrepreneurs and capitalists to produced medals for the greater majority. Jolly Jack too, had a somewhat different attitude towards what he received

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HODS 2022

September 15 - September 18
Morpeth Morpeth, Northumberland United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

The programme of events and activities in and around Morpeth for the 2022 Heritage Open Days will be posted shortly

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HODS 2022 Talk – ‘Collingwood at Trafalgar’

September 15 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Morpeth Town Hall, Market Place
Morpeth, NE61 1LZ United Kingdom
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Part of Morpeth’s annual Heritage Days event, free entry to all. A September double header by the Chairman Capt Stephen Healy: 'Collingwood at Trafalgar’. Our Admiral in the days leading up to, on, and following 21st October 1805.

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MAS: Historic Churches of Northumberland

September 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St James Community Hall, Wellway
Morpeth, NE61 1BN United Kingdom
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£3

Historic Churches of Northumberland: A talk by Glyn Trueman to the Morpeth Antiquarian Society

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October 2022

Collingwood Society 2022 Talk ‘Admiral Richard Collinson RN’

October 6 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Trinity House, Broad Chare
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DQ United Kingdom
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We welcome historian Anthea Lang to the Society for the first time, speaking about another son of Gateshead, ‘Admiral Richard Collinson RN.’ Naval Officer, surveyor, Arctic explorer, disciplinarian and with a stubborn nature, Collinson’s highly successful career did not perhaps end as he would have wished.

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Toast to Collingwood

October 21 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Morpeth Town Hall, Market Place
Morpeth, NE61 1LZ United Kingdom
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Join the Mayor and Town Council in marking Trafalgar Day by laying a wreath on the bust of Admiral Lord Collingwood - victor of Trafalgar - in the Town Hall. Attended by representatives from the Royal Navy, Trinity House and the Collingwood Society.

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Collingwood Society 2022 – Annual Commemorative Trip

October 25 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Oakwellgate
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE8 2AU
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Annual commemorative event, this one around the memory of John William Trotter, Master of HMS LEVIATHAN at the Battle of Trafalgar, who is buried in the churchyard. Public event.

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MAS: The Brancepeth Archives Group

October 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St James Community Hall, Wellway
Morpeth, NE61 1BN United Kingdom
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£3

A talk by Geoff Harrison to the Morpeth Antiquarian Society – part of the 76th (2022-23) Season of Lectures - about the Brancepeth Archive and History Group Donations requested at door): £1 suggested for members or £3 for visitors Annual subscription £17 Visitors and new members always welcome FURTHER INFO: Hon. Sec. Val Cowan 07887 594161

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November 2022

Collingwood Society 2022 Talk – ‘Nautical phrases, slang and idioms’

November 9 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Trinity House, Broad Chare
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DQ United Kingdom
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Terry Walton returns to the lectern, this time with ‘Nautical phrases, slang and idioms’. Discover where ‘learning the ropes’ came from, what a ‘square meal’ is and why you had to ‘shake a leg’. There’ll be no need to ‘cut and run’ and we’re sure Terry will come through with ‘flying colours’. (Note: There will be a special raffle prize at this meeting). This meeting will be preceded by the 2022 Annual General Meeting, 18.45 – 19.15. All members welcome,…

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MAS: Thomas Bates – Cattle Breeder

November 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St James Community Hall, Wellway
Morpeth, NE61 1BN United Kingdom
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£3

A talk by Graham Bell to the Morpeth Antiquarian Society – part of the 76th (2022-23) Season of Lectures - about the famous cattle breeder Thomas Bates Donations requested at door): £1 suggested for members or £3 for visitors Annual subscription £17 Visitors and new members always welcome FURTHER INFO: Hon. Sec. Val Cowan 07887 594161

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