The 2017 Tyne and Wear Heritage Conference - May 13th - Tickets on sale now!
The next TWHF Conference will be held on May 13th 2017 at the fantastic Wallsend Memorial Hall.
Our Keynote Speakers will be The Viscount Ridley DL, John Grundy and The Rt Hon. the Lord Beith.
The Conference will be a celebration of the industrial and social heritage of Tyne & Wear and the wider region and will feature :
Lessons from the ongoing community projects supported by the Forum
Presentations of best practice for local heritage groups
Keynote Speakers - Lord Alan Beith and Viscount Matt Ridley
Our Popular Workshops
The Conference is Supported by Historic England
Free Car Parking will be available on the nearby old Swan Hunters site
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in sponsoring this event or require more info or would just like to be added to our mailing list.
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