The Old Post Office, Lanchester

Lanchester Local History Society

All Saints Church, Lanchester by Bill Henderson


3rd Mar 2017 - Marie-Therese Mayne
The Open Treasure Opened in 2016 at Durham Cathedral.

7th Apr - Anthony Atkinson
Gertrude Bell the Desert Queen.

5th May - Lee Brownson
Auckland Castle and the Future Plans.

Meetings cost £1 for members and £3 for visitors. See our Full Programme

Meetings are held at Lanchester Community Centre, Newbiggin Lane, Lanchester. DH70JQ, usually on the first Friday of the month at 7pm. Please check because Public holidays can make us move the date.

Also check the Village Voice for details of meetings.

Lanchester Local History Society

The Society has a programme of talks given by well known speakers on a variety of wide ranging historical topics, usually of northern origin and interest. Summer visits are also arranged to historical sites within the region.


Why not join the Society and broaden your historical knowledge in an enjoyable way? Further details can be obtained from Marian Morrison.


  • £15 for individual members
  • £25 for couples
  • £1 per meeting for members
  • £3 per meeting for visitors

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