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Back to the Future

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Published on 11 February 2022 05:38 PM

Go Back to the Future with our six FREE online talks.

Jump back in time with our three local history talks, or dive into the future with our three tech help sessions.

Join in at home on your, tablet, computer or mobile phone using Zoom.

To book your place, please call us on 0191 287 7012 or 0191 287 7027 or email

Blaydon Races Painting
22nd February, 1pm to 2pm

William C Irving’s famous depictions of the Blaydon Races, painted in 1903, brings to life the unforgettable event showing all the boisterous activities and characters it attracted in fascinating details.
Join Joanne from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums to discuss the characters and places mentioned in the song and painting.

The Blaydon Races painting

Tech Help Session - Tech Terminology and Choosing a Device
24th February, 2pm to 3pm

Are tablets and iPads the same? What’s the difference between Wi-Fi and data? Learn what it all means and how to choose the best device for you.

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Tech Help Session - Online Shopping
3rd March, 2pm to 3pm

Learn the tips and tricks on utilising what’s on offer when it comes to online shopping.


Man looking at mobile phone
Remarkable Women of the North East
8th March, 1pm to 2pm

Explore the lives and achievements of some of our greatest North East Women, including Grace Darling, Gertrude Bell and Catherine Cookson.
Grace Darling

Tech Help Session - Social Media
10th March, 2pm to 3pm

From Facebook to Twitter, Instagram to TikTok. What are they and what can they do for me?


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Changing Face of Newcastle
15th March, 1pm to 2pm

A look at how Newcastle has changed over the centuries.
Newcastle Dene street

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