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Afternoon Lectures at Head of Steam

ByDave Stopher

Sep 8, 2016

Organised by the Friends of Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, the monthly lectures focus on a different topic each session.

October’s event entitled ‘Rescues and Restorations’, is a lecture by Richard Pearson, Workshop and Rail Operations Manager, Shildon and will be held on Thursday 6 October.

Then on Thursday 3 November, the focus will be on ‘The Railways of Sierra Leone’ with Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator, Rail Vehicle Collections National Railway Museum.

The lecture series will draw to a close for the year with a Christmas Prize Quiz and Film Show on Thursday 8 December.

Sarah Gouldsbrough, Acting Manager at the Head of Steam, said:

“The Afternoon Lectures are a popular part of our events programme, both for Friends’ members and visitors, and offer a wide range of fascinating topics with our railway heritage at their heart.”

All the Afternoon Lectures start at 1.45pm in the Head of Steam meeting room and are free to Friends members. Non-members are also welcome, contact the museum for details of membership and prices.

For more information about the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum and its events programme call 01325 405060, visit www.head-of-steam.co.uk or log onto www.darlington.gov.uk/darlingtonevents or you can email headofsteam@darlington.gov.uk.

To find out more about the Friends of Darlington Railway Centre and Museum log onto the website at www.friendsofdrcm.org.