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May 2017

“Nearly Forty Years at the Chalk Face”

May 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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"Nearly Forty Years at the Chalk Face" By Bernard Hope - Bernard presents a humorous reflection of incidents in his most interesting teaching career   Another excellent presentation from Bernard enjoyed by all

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June 2017

“A Brief History of the Co-operative Movement”

June 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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"A Brief History of the Co-operative Movement" By Bill Saunders   A very interesting and entertaining evening. Bill has certainly researched his subject very well indeed and his pictorial portrayal of this well-known institution was superb. His presentation was enjoyed by all. - JKA

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July 2017

An Evening with George Wade

July 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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George Wade a founding member of the Tyne Area Shipping Club back in 1974 served for many years as Club Secretary and is still a very active member of the club. We are very pleased that George has agreed to share with us this evening memories of his full and interesting life.

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August 2017

Fiona Malkin – The Restoration of a Herring Boat

August 10, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

We are pleased to welcome Fiona to our club this evening. Her presentation is entitled The Restoration of a Herring Boat.

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September 2017

North East Shipwrecks (Part 2)

September 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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North East Shipwrecks part two.. Freddie Waters Continues his interesting presentation reviewing prominent shipwrecks off the north east coast. Once again another great presentation from Freddie.  The Northeast coast has seen more shipwrecks over the years than any other sea area of the United Kingdom. A really good turnout and well enjoyed by everyone. JKA - Chair/Webmaster

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October 2017

John George Lambton and Penshaw Monument

October 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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John George Lambton and Penshaw Monument By Bernard Hope

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November 2017

12000 miles in a ten foot Zodiac Boat

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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12000 miles in a 10 foot Zodiac Boat By Peter Talbot We welcome back Peter Talbot with his presentation describing his latest expedition.  Peter does excellent voluntary work for the charity Prostrate Cancer UK - proceeds from this presentation will also go to this amazing charity.

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January 2018

Finished with Engines

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Freddie Waters The last in the series of Freddie's most interesting presentations looking at the great number of Shipwrecks around the north east coast of England.   Another first class presentation enjoyed by an almost full house! - in "Finished with Engines", Freddie also high-lighted a number of famous names of merchant and naval ships that ended up at the ship-breaking yards on the Tyne. A most interesting evening.  JKA - Chair/Webmaster

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February 2018

John Dobson

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Dr Jared Johnson We welcome Jared to the Shipping Club. Tonight he will present his account of this most noted architect in the north of England An excellent presentation enjoyed by an enthusiastic audience. I think we were all rather surprised to learn just how much work John Dobson managed to squeeze into his working life.  A very interesting presentation well aided by some great photographs. Keith Atkinson Chair/Webmaster

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May 2018

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May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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