Four talks on four different topics will be held at The Station this October as part of the venue’s tenth anniversary celebrations.
The talks programme includes:
2nd Oct: The British Red Cross – Then and Now
After thirty years of running major projects for banks, Mary Norman left that life behind for a full time role with The British Red Cross.
Exchanging the keys to the safe for red plastic collecting buckets, this role has opened the doors to a new and exciting life for her.
9th Oct : The Stockton and Darlington Railway – The Future
Join railway history enthusiasts Alan McNab and Niall Hammond as they talk about The Friends of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. Find out who the Friends are, what they do and why they believe the railway is so important for future generations.
16th Oct: Convict Transportation to Australia 1788 – 1868
Marilyn Anderson tells us the story of transportation, when convicted criminals were sent to the colonies to serve their sentences in the 18th and 19th century. She gives us an insight into what life was like for those involved and how they eventually earned their freedom
23rd Oct: The Tower of London
Twenty-three years of service at The Tower of London (1989-2012) retold in this fascinating talk by Richard Sands RVM. Or, to use his full working title, The Queen’s Bodyguard of The Yeoman of the Guard, Extraordinary Yeoman Warder, HM Tower of London.
All talks start at 10.30am and cost £5.
Visit thestation.co.uk or call 01748 850123 to book.