Trade and Industry Seminar
The National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 0GL
09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 12th May 2018
This seminar will focus on the history of various trades, especially in the Sunderland area, and the possible sources for employee information. We have arranged speakers on the subjects of glass manufacture, shipbuilding and coal.
|09:30 – 10:00||Arrival: Registration and Coffee|
|10:00 – 10:10||Welcome to the Seminar – Rod Clayburn|
|10:10 – 11:10||Mining Durham’s Hidden Depths: update on the collection since 2015 – Gill Parkes, Durham County Records Office|
|11:10 – 11:20||Comfort Break|
|11:20 – 12:20||Shipbuilding collections at Tyne and Wear Archives – Carolyn Ball (Tyne and Wear Archives)|
|12:20- 13.15||Lunch Break|
13:15 – 14.15
|Glassmaking in Sunderland: a short history and a glassman’s tale – Peter Wood (a glass family descendant)|
|14:15 – 14:25||Comfort Break|
|14:25 – 15:25||What’s in a name? Street names of Sunderland – Stuart Miller, Street Names in Sunderland project manager|
|15:25 – 15:55||Tea Break|
|15:55 – 16:55||Industry on Film: the records of the North East Film Archive – Graham Relton, archive manager Yorkshire Film Archive and North East Film Archive|
|16.55 – 17.00||Close of Seminar|
Applications to attend are welcome from Guild members, family historians, genealogists, and members of the general public having an interest in the subject matter.
The seminar cost including refreshments and buffet lunch is £20.00.
The National Glass Centre is on the north bank of the River Wear at Monkwearmouth in Sunderland, a 15 minute walk from St Peter’s metro station (please contact us for help in finding a lift from this station) which is a journey time of 25 minutes from Newcastle. The E1 bus takes you from Sunderland City Centre to Roker Avenue which is only a few hundred metres distance from the main entrance. There is free parking at the venue.
We would like to ensure that any delegate with a disability can participate fully in this event. Anyone with any special requirements should telephone the Guild Help Desk on 0800 011 2182 or email email@example.com.
An accommodation listing is available here. A number of delegates and members of the organising committee will be staying Friday night at the Premier Inn Sunderland City Centre and will meet for dinner at the onsite Thyme restaurant.
Full joining instructions will be available here on or soon after the booking closing date.
|What delegates said particularly impressed them about the most recent Guild seminar at Abberley on 24th February 2018:|
To book on this seminar, you can use our our online form¹ in any of three ways:
- Book online and pay online via PayPal or credit card;
- For Guild members, book online and pay by direct bank transfer through your bank, quoting the reference number on the form (this is the method which represents the least cost to the Guild);
- Fill in the booking form online, then print it and send it through the post with your cheque.
Alternatively, you can download our booking form flyer, which can be printed, filled-in, and posted, with a cheque to:
Alan Moorhouse, [Seminar Bookings], 8 Strachans Close, STROUD, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EB.
Bookings close on 29th April 2018. All online bookings made by bank transfer or PayPal will receive a automatic system generated email confirmation and bookings made by cheque will be acknowledged upon receipt. All bookings will then be confirmed by email, with full joining instructions, on or shortly after the closing date; if you don’t then receive any of these emails please email to check that your booking has been received.
Further information may be obtained by telephoning the Guild HelpDesk on 0800 011 2182, or by email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
¹Please note, when booking on a seminar either by post or online, the Guild’s “Distance Selling” terms and conditions.
For details of other events organised by the Guild, go to the Events Calendar.
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