Send us your pictures, video, news and views by texting NORTHERN ECHO to 80360 or email us
Prison overcrowding debate
A PUBLIC debate on prison overcrowding will be held at Prior’s Hall, Durham Cathedral, on Saturday (November 2). It will feature representatives of Leicester University and Frankland, Durham and Holme House prisons. The event has been organised by Nick Barker, Archdeacon of Auckland, ahead of Prisons’ Week. The discussion will run from 9.30am to 1pm, followed by a soup and roll lunch. Entry is free. To book a place, call 0191-374-4067 or email: email@example.com
RIVERBANKS WORKSHOP: A free one-day workshop exploring the history of Durham Cathedral’s riverbanks will be held in Prior’s Hall, Durham Cathedral, on Saturday, November 16, from 10.30am to 3.30pm. It will be led by local historian Dr Dorothy Hamilton. Pre-booking is advised. Call 0191-374-4067 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHRISTMAS EVENT: Age UK Sunderland will hold a Christmas Spectacular at The Salvation Army, Roker Avenue, Sunderland, on Thursday, December 12, at 7.30pm. The event will feature world-renowned opera singer Graeme Danby, Sunderland University Choir and Sunderland Monkwearmouth Band. Tickets are £8 with proceeds to Age UK Sunderland. To book, call 0191-514-1131 or 0191-548-6831.
TORNADO LECTURE: David Elliott, director of engineering at the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, will give a lecture on how Tornado locomotive was built in Darlington on Wednesday (November 6). Doors at Durham’s Appleby lecture theatre, open at 6.30pm, for a 7.30pm start. Tickets are £10 each, including light refreshments. To book, call 0191-587-0753 or 07703-106-302 or email: email@example.com
NEPACS AGM: Prisoners’ charity Nepacs will hold its annual general meeting at the Gala Theatre, Durham, on Thursday, November 7, at 6pm. At 7pm Dr Philip Whitehead, a probation officer turned academic, will give a talk titled: Transforming rehabilitation – where do we go from here? The talk is open to all. Entry is free.
Comments are closed on this article.