Lecture Programme

CIAS Autumn/Winter Lecture Programme 2021

DUE TO THE CONTINUING CRISIS, IN THE INTERESTS OF SAFETY OF OUR MEMBERS, ALL 2021 EVENTS WILL BE ONLINE VIA ZOOM ONLY.

WE HOPE TO RESUME FACE-TO-FACE EVENTS IN 2022.

Go to https://zoom.us/join and enter the meeting ID.
If you have never used Zoom before, please try well in advance to pre-install Zoom and test your camera and microphone.

13 September 2021 (now available in Members Area)
Subject : Selby Coalfield
Mon 7.30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 826 0210 8501 Passcode: 727107
Speaker :- Neil Rowley

Neil gives a personal account of the development and life of the Selby coalfield using photographs and plans collected during his career in mining. He goes on to illustrate some of the influences that Selby may have had in later years both on Boulby Mine and even perhaps to a small extent on mines in the North of Spain.

18 October 2021
Subject : The Company of Mines Royal – A short history
Mon 7.30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 891 8426 8852 Passcode: 859152
Speaker :- Mark Hatton

How the formation of the Company of Mines Royal at Keswick in 1568 revolutionised the Mining and Smelting Industry in Britain and paved the way for the Industrialisation of Teesside. A tale of Immigration, Innovation,
Jealousy & Murder.

8 November 2021
Subject : The Silent Warriors of Teesport
Mon 7.30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 831 9101 3486 Passcode: 812977
Speaker :- Phil Philo

A return visit by Phil this time to talk about the History of the 10th Submarine Flotilla based on the River Tees during World War One.

6 December 2021
Subject : Ironstone Mining around Guisborough
Mon 7.30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 867 5797 2976 Passcode: 421488
Speaker :- Chris Twigg

Guisborough bore witness to the majority of the ironstone mining era in Cleveland, starting in the very early days with Pease’s Hutton Lowcross mines, through mechanisation, modernisation and merger to the huge Spa Wood and Belmont mines of Dorman Long and Company in the inter-war period.

17 Jan 2022
Subject : From Railway Engines to Toilet Cubicles
Mon 7.30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 846 9033 2227 Passcode: 846 9033 2227
Speaker :- Alan Betteney

The history of a factory on Norton Road, Stockton, famous for railway and marine engines and toilet cubicles.

A record of our previous events can be viewed here