Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

North East Catholic History Society (NECHS)

General Events:

Details of future events will be detailed here when available.

Programme of Excursions and Lectures:



Details of future excursions will be detailed here when available.


All lectures will take place on Wednesdays at 2.00pm in St. Joseph’s Centre.

Wednesday 2 October 2019 – Jonathon Bush; The development of the Catholic Middle Class Community in Newcastle during the first half of the 19th Century.

Wednesday 6 November 2019 – Michael Gatherar; The Catholic Victoria Cross winners of Stonyhurst College.

Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Leo Gooch; The 1569 Uprising.

Wednesday 4 March 2020 – Michael Johnson; Dunn and Hanson Churches in our Diocese.

Wednesday 1 April 2020 – Claire Marsland; The Treasures of Ushaw College.

NB. The Society welcomes non-members at its lectures (fee £1).