NAHS Programme 2022 - 2023
Day Coach and Walking Tour of Middlesbrough | John Ross of Darlington | St Andrew's Church Roker | Members' Evening of Short Talks | Behind the Scenes tour at Discovery Museum | Pascal J. Stienlet and Son, Three Generations of Church Architects | The fascinating story of Frosterley marble | Tour of The Common Room (formerly The Mining Institute) | The Gilbert Scotts | Annual General Meeting, All Saints (Presbyterian) Church, Pilgrim Street | Haydon Bridge: An Architectural Walking Tour | Day Coach trip to Ad Gefrin Anglo-Saxon Museum and Distillery, Wooler
NAHS Programme 2021 - 2022
Capital Newcastle, a Sunday Afternoon Walk | Annual General Meeting, Bede Tower, Sunderland | Shadow-Makers: episodes in the cultural history of shadows in architecture | How to read a Quaker meeting house | Pre-Christmas Event at St Nicholas's Cathedral and the Mining Institute | Members' Evening of Short Talks | Reinventing the Window | The Recovery of Wythenshawe Hall | An Acquaintance with Pevsner | Annual General Meeting Event, Summerhill Square | Coach tour to Shepherd's Law, Callaly Castle and Biddlestone Chapel, Northumberland | Coach tour to Wentworth Woodhouse | Walking Tour of North Shields
NAHS Programme 2020 - 2021
The Restoration of Greek Thompson's 1 Moray Place, Glasgow (preceded by formal AGM) | Gertrude Bell and the Scottish Government Architect of Iraq | Turret Clock Conservation in the North | Members' Evening of Short Talks | Pevsner Reviewed | Émigré Modern Architects | John Vanbrugh and the Fine Art of Client Management | Eighteenth Century Plasterwork
NAHS Programme 2019 - 2020
October 2019: British New Brutalism as Viewed from the 21st Century | November 2019: The Use of Lime Mortar in Building Conservation | January 2020: Members' Evening of Short Talks | January 2020: Post-Christmas Evening at the Blackfriars Banquet Hall | February 2020: The Depiction of Architecture in Renaissance Painting | March 2020: The Palestinian Museum and other major world-wide projects | April 2020: John Vanbrugh and the Fine Art of Client Management (CANCELLED)
While we were unable to hold meetings in the usual way, because of lockdown restrictions, members were invited to enjoy two articles which were uploaded to this website:
- The first is the text of a speech given by Andrew Greg at the unveiling of a plaque to John Dobson at his birthplace, The Pineapple, Chirton, North Tyneside.
- In The County Durham Parthenon, Lucinda Lampton contributes to a series about 'Overlooked Britain' in The Oldie magazine (article reproduced with the kind permission of the editor).
NAHS Programme 2018 - 2019
October 2018: Opening Scottish Country Houses to Visitors | November 2018: The Protected Vista | Christmas Event: An Evening at Wallington Hall | January 2019: Members' Evening of Short Talks | February 2019: Understanding Historic Ironwork | March 2019: Historic Mills in the North of England | April 2019: The Buildings of Sunderland | May 2019: Annual General Meeting - Visit and Lecture, Ushaw College | Summer Trip: The Eastern Counties of Northern Ireland - photo gallery
NAHS Programme 2017 - 2018
October 2017: Sunday coach trip to Dumfries House, Ayrshire | October 2017: The Art and Science of Bells and Bell Ringing | November 2017: Wren's Architectural Draughtsmanship | December 2017: Christmas Event at the Mining Institute | January 2018: Members' Evening of Short Talks | February 2018: The Building of Castle Howard | March 2018: Neo-Georgian Architecture 1880-1970: A Reappraisal | April 2018: John Evelyn's Sayes Court garden | May 2018: AGM in South Shields | June 2018: day trip to Lindisfarne Castle) | July 2018: Summer Trip to Colchester and Essex.
NAHS Programme 2016 - 2017
Picture Gallery: Marshall and Tweedy Evening Tour, July 2016 | October 2016: Preservation and Transformation - How the Butes both respected and adapted Dumfries House | November 2016: Alvo Aalto - his furniture in the UK | Christmas Party, December 2016 | January 2017: The Hearth Tax - Northumberland and Durham | February 2017: A Life in Conservation | March 2017: Alston Moor, Cumbria: Buildings in a North Pennines Landscape | April 2017: William Armstrong: Romantic Engineer | May 2017: Annual General Meeting and Visit | July 2017: Summer Trip to Aberdeen and Environs | Day Trip to Cumbria
NAHS Programme 2015 - 2016
Picture Gallery: trip to Lincolnshire, July 2015 | November 2015: The Development of the Railway Passenger Stations of Europe | December 2015: Christmas Event at The Newcastle Arts Centre | January 2016: Beyond the Reformation: A New Interpretation of Ecclesiastical Architecture in Early Modern England | February 2016: Arts and Crafts Houses in the Lake District | March 2016: The Motor Car and the Country House | April 2016: The Construction of Modern Montserrat | May 2016: Annual General Meeting and visit | July 2016: Summer trip to the East Riding of Yorkshire | Autumn 2016: Day Trip to Eastern Cumbria
NAHS Programme 2014 - 2015
Picture Gallery: trip to Hereford, July 2014 | September 2014: preview visit to the Black Gate | September 2014: The Architecture of William Newton | 22nd October 2014: Strawberry Hill - An Approach to Conservation | 19th November 2014: The Globalisation of Modern Architecture | 10th December 2014:Christmas Party at the Old Low Light) | 21st January 2015: Creating the Fantasy - The Buildings Of The 3rd Marquess of Bute | 18th February 2015: A Brief Architectural History of Libraries | 11th March 2015: Gerard Baldwin Brown's Early Preservation Campaigns in Edinburgh | 15th April 2015: John Betjeman and the use of film as architectural propaganda | 16th May 2015: Annual General Meeting and Lecture | 3rd - 6th July 2015: Summer trip to Lincolnshire
NAHS Programme 2013 - 2014
September 2013: York Minster Revealed, day trip | October 2013: The Conservation and Restoration of Stained Glass | November 2013: The Arts and Crafts Movement in the North East of England | December 2013: Christmas Event at the Lit & Phil | January 2014: Brewed in Britain - The Architectural History of British Breweries | February 2014: Building Ruskin's Italy - Watching Architecture | March 2014: Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings - Work by Historic Scotland | April 2014: Gainford Hall and the Architecture of the Clergy in C17th Durham | AGM 2014: held at Mitford Hall | May 2014: day trip to Riddle's Court | July 2014: summer trip to Herefordshire
NAHS Programme 2012 - 2013
October 2012: Day Trip to the Tees Valley | October 2012: George Gilbert Scott, Restorer of Major Churches | November 2012: Hugh May, his Architecture and Gardens | December 2012: Christmas Event at St Chad's Church, Bensham | January 2013: Demolishing Whitehall | February 2013: The Black Gate: Newcastle upon Tyne | March 2013: A Practice Like No Other: Sharpe, Paley and Austin of Lancaster, | April 2013: The Work of the Survey of London | May 2013: Annual General Meeting at Shepherd's Dene (Riding Mill) | June 2013: A Wallsend Walk, | July 2013: summer trip to Dundee, Angus and Fife
NAHS 2011 - 2012
Text of the address by Chris Downs at the funeral of our member Ian Curry, former consultant architect to Durham Cathedral, who died on 8th October 2012.
Picture Gallery: trip to Nottingham, July 2011 | October 2011: Day outing to Halifax | October 2011: Lecture - Cumbrian Style? | November 2011: Lecture - Blencow Hall | December 2011: Christmas Event | January 2012: Lecture - The British Influence in Ulster Architecture | February 2012: Lecture - The Conservation of Hamsterley Hall | March 2012: Lecture - Newcastle, Brasilia of the North | April 2012: Lecture - Gateshead's Ravensworth Castle | Annual General Meeting and Lecture: May 2012 | Summer Trip to Oxfordshire: June 29th to 3rd July
NAHS Programme 2010 - 2011
Picture Gallery: trip to Northern Ireland, July 2010 | September 2010: Visit to Biddlestone Chapel and Callaly Castle | October 2010: Lecture - Anglo-Dutch Architectural Relations, 1660-1714 | November 2010: Lecture - The Building of St Paul's Cathedral | January 2011: Lecture - The Classical Orders and their Newcastle Heritage | February 2011: Lecture - The City Guide to Newcastle and Gateshead | March 2011: Lecture - Simpson & Brown, recent work in the North East of England | March 2011: Additional Lecture - Rural Shelter: South African Architecture | April 2011: Lecture - Temple Moore: An Early C20th Church Architect | May 2011: Annual General Meeting and Lecture | June 2011: Additional Event - A Benwell Walk | July 2011: Summer trip to Nottinghamshire | July 2011: Additional Event - A Day Trip to Lancaster