‘A broad field: antiquarianism in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century’ – Public lecture, Wed 30th Oct.

There is an interesting (free) public lecture this Wednesday, for those of you in the local area with an interest in Antiquarianism. Details are given below:

Wednesday 30 October, at 6.00pm in the Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building (note: later start time)
Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Lecture
A broad field: antiquarianism in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century – Dr David Clarke, former Keeper of Archaeology at the National Museums of Scotland
In the bicentenary year of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne – the oldest provincial antiquarian society in Britain – this lecture looks at the founding of the Society and at how its interests, attitudes and approaches changed over the centuries.
(free admission, no pre-booking required)
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