The Society was established in the 1970s. It aims to encourage the study and enjoyment of architecture, buildings, their contents and settings by organising lectures and visits. It usually holds its lectures in the Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne. and enjoys a close association with the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of Newcastle University. (Read our constitution).

Two aspects of Jesmond Dene

Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING was held at The Visitor Centre, Red Walk, Jesmond Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7BQ on Saturday 6th May 2017.

Still to come in this year's programme, our summer trip to Aberdeen and Environs, July 2017..

Short Talks Evening

In planning for next winter's lecture series, the Committee is considering holding an evening of short talks, when members and others would have an opportunity to share an enthusiasm, mention a research topic or fly an architectural/historical kite, all among friends - and without producing footnotes! Talks would be 10-15 minutes each.

Anyone interested in taking part in such an event is invited to contact Hugh Dixon at ; Or buttonhole him (or any other committee member) at one of our forthcoming lectures and events.

Don't be shy! Come and share what you really feel about Robert Adam, Robert Trollope or...


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