New History Group programme for 2018

Coxhoe Local History Group have announced their programme of events for 2018.

The Group explore all aspects of the village from street life to sporting life and welcome all information which will help widen everyone’s knowledge of Coxhoe and its history written, recorded or photographic.  It’s all history!

While the main focus is the study and research of Coxhoe’s past the group also learn about the wider aspects of local history through visiting speakers.Members’ interest in history varies from the local enthusiast to the casually curious. Meetings are relaxed and friendly with:

  •  A varied programme  provided by guest speakers.
  •  ‘Tea and Talk’ sessions with time to reminisce and share the latest research
  • The latest ‘finds’ on display e.g photos and research

Casual visitors are very welcome. Why not give it a try?

The programme for 2018 is as follows:

 January 11th


Presentation by Joe Ward

 February 8th

 ‘Images of Durham– New Discoveries’

Presentation by Michael Richardson        

March 8th

‘My Army Career in the D.L.I.’

Presentation by Jim Murray

+ Display of artefacts from group archives & AGM 

April 12th

 ‘Napoleon Boneparte’

 Presentation by Glynn Wales

May 10th 

  ‘The Roman Army’

Presentation by Gordon Henderson

June 14th

‘The Edens of Windlestone Hall’

Presentation by Gordon Morris

July 12th

‘A Heritage Walk around Sedgefield’

 – guided walk led by Barbara Leo                                                       

 August –  no meeting
September 13th :  Alan Smart –

‘The Changing Role of a Kelloe Lad from

Miner to Kiddie Catcher to School Welfare Officer’

 October 11th

To be arranged

November 8th :   World War 1

‘The Italian Front ‘ presentation

Exhibition:  The Great War Impact on Coxhoe

by history group Members

 December 6th : Xmas Meal