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2016 ANNUAL LECTURE & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


2016 ANNUAL LECTURE & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, with SUPPORTING PROGRAMME
Saturday 25th June 2016


BRUNSWICK METHODIST CHURCH IN THE HEART OF THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Morning Programme

10.00am
On arrival Tea and coffee at a modest charge in Brunswick Methodist Church Hall, Brunswick Place, off Northumberland Street

10.30am
Welcome by Brunswick Church and the Methodist Districts of Newcastle and Darlington

11am

There are two alternative programmes

A guided walk by Revd Terry Hurst visiting local Methodist sites including St Andrew’s Church
where Rev Charles Wesley officiated at the marriage of Grace Murray to John Bennet (one of Wesley’s preachers)
or
A research-focused project at Brunswick Methodist Church led by Revd Dr Stephen F. Skuce



12.30 Lunch
at Brunswick Methodist Church

Please bring your own packed lunch – Drinks provided

 

Afternoon Programme

WESLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
(Open to all)
at Brunswick Methodist Church 1.15pm to 2.15pm

2-30pm to 4pm
The Annual Lecture

Subject ‘Charles Wesley and eighteenth-century poetry’
Lecturer: Emeritus Professor John Richard Watson Formerly Professor of English, University of Durham.

Author of several books on Hymnology Co-editor of The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

Full details may be had from the General Secretary of the Wesley Historical Society, Dr John A Hargreaves,
7 Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax. HX1 3AH
E-mail: johnahargreaves@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Suggested travel arrangements
Car Parking in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne is very expensive

Nearest Railway Station is Central (10 minutes walk away)

Or

Metro Station Monument (2 minutes walk away)
There are Park & Ride facilities at many of the Metro stations.
Check the Metro Website for latest information.


 

Recent Annual Lectures

2011 Dr Eryn White
Senior Lecturer in Welsh History, Aberystwyth University,
Gladstone Library, St Deiniol's, Hawarden, North Wales
'Wesley and Whitefield and Wales'
2012

Professor John Wolffe
The Open University and Author
'Past and Present: Taking the long view of Methodism and Anglican history'

2013

Revd Margaret P, Jones MA, M Phil
Former Methodist Connexional Team Leader of the Formation in Ministry Office and Secretary for Presbyteral Ministry
‘Grand-daughters to Susanna: Women’s discipleship in Wesleyan Methodism, 1800-1850’

2014

 Professor Michael Hughes,
Professor of Russian and International History – University of Liverpool.
'Methodism and the Challenge of the First World War’

2015 Rev Dr Stephen Hatcher
Chair Methodist Heritage Sites Network Forum.
‘Prims in Print: the changing character of Primitive Methodism as seen through its literature’

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