NEWMP Events
31/01/2019 - Always Remembered
Felling Local History Society

Thursday 31 January 7-8pm

Pelaw Library

2 Free to Members Just turn up

Dorothy Hall from The North East War Memorials Project will introduce and show NEWMP's film Always Remembered

14/02/2019 - Talk at Ashington
Janet Brown will be talking about the Project to Ashington U3A in Trinity Church Hall, Station Road, Ashington, at 1 p.m.
04/03/2019 - To Serve King and Country Exhibition
Bowes Museum
To Serve King and Country Exploring the Role of Teesdale in WW1

October 20 2018 to March 3rd 2019

Since 2014 the Bowes Museum has been developing a digital Roll of Honour to record the names of those who left the 44 Townships of Teesdale "to serve King and Country2 in the armed forces, navy and as nurses.

The project is uncovering the unknown stories of men and women whose lives were forever changed by the Great War, mapping the impact of the First World War upon the communities of Teesdale.

This exhibition commemorates Teesdale's response to the call to arms during the First World War and marks the culmination of the Museums' five tear commemoration period supported by the National Lottery. The response of local people, home front and heroism in the face of war will unfold through memorabilia, stories and accounts as you explore this poignant exhibition. There will be a programme of events and activities throughout the exhibition. For further information visit www.the

12/03/2019 - Talk at Swarland
Janet Brown will be speaking about the Project to Swarland Moor Local Heritage Group in Swarland Village Club at 7.30 p.m.
21/03/2019 - Talk at Ponteland
Janet Brown has been asked to speak about North East War Memorials to the Ponteland Local History Society.
11/05/2019 - Local History Day North Shields
Discover local history, and join in taster sessions on Local authors, historians and speakers will be attending. NEWMP will be attending. 10 am to 3.30 pm. Discover your Military ancestor, any conflict. Talks must be booked in advance Tel : 0191 643 5270. or email

08/06/2019 - General meeting
Commemoration - What Happens Next? NEWMP will be hosting an all-day general discussion about what follows the centenaries of the end of the Great War and the Versailles Treaty.
The event will be in the Village Hall at Stannington.
The day will include the NEWMP AGM, but the rest of the day will be showing people how they can help with recording, one or two talks and exchange of ideas.
All will be welcome.