Upcoming Events

  • 22 Mar, 09:00 – 30 Apr, 13:00
    ON-LINE
    Springtime photography - send us your favourite digital photo this spring. Three Prizes.
  • 23 Apr, 13:00 – 14:30
    Online Cookery Sessions
    Join Mrs Bee for the Donnison online cookery session using a time-old, fail safe recipe from the Bero Cookbook. Pop on your pinny, bring the children and grandchildren for a full fun-filled encounter.
  • 26 Apr, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    The gin epidemic of the early Eighteenth Century was a classic example of a form of national hysteria around social issues. Etched into our history through Hogarth’s engravings
  • 17 May, 10:00
    Donnison School Heritage Centre, Church Walk, Sunderland SR1 2BJ, UK
    Book your June Vintage Cream Tea. ADVANCE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL - CONTACT US ASAP
  • 24 May, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    The greatest crime novelist of all time was herself central to a mysterious disappearance and a major police hunt
  • 25 Jun, 11:00 – 15:00
    Donnison School Heritage Centre, Church Walk, Sunderland SR1 2BJ, UK
    Pop in to enjoy the beautiful Donnison Garden.
  • 28 Jun, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    A humble keelman born in Sunderland performed an act of courage that would save Britain from invasion and gave rise to a very popular saying. But did he really do it?
  • 24 Jul, 11:00 – 16:20
    Donnison School Heritage Centre, Church Walk, Sunderland SR1 2BJ, UK
    All the usual fun of our annual traditional summer fayre.
  • 26 Jul, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    Poverty, the Poor law and Seebohm Rowntree. Explore poverty in Britain in the 19th Century and how attitudes have changed towards poverty With Stuart Miller
  • 27 Sep, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    Not the ‘TERROR’ fantasy but the great Arctic mystery of the 19th Century when two ships of the Royal Navy disappears into thin air. LIVE LECTURE by STUART MILLER
  • 25 Oct, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    In 1870 a man who called himself Dagoon explored the alleys and lanes of the East End of Sunderland in search of prostitutes and criminals, or poverty tourism of the 19th Century which opened up a hidden world to the Victorians..
  • 29 Nov, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    You will have seen one or more of her famous paintings at some time, but may not have realised that they were painted by a Victorian woman who never saw a battlefield! ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
  • 27 Dec, 14:00 – 15:00
    ONLINE LIVE LECTURE
    A brief tour of one of Northumberland’s great houses and an examination of the beautiful murals.

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Donnison School                         Heritage and Education Centre
Church Walk
Sunderland
SR1 2BJ