Laing lecture

THE new Ponteland Civic Society season begins with a lecture about the history of the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle.

Mrs Marion Procter, of Friends of the Laing, will give the talk on Monday in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, from 7.30pm. There will be tea, biscuits and a chance for discussion afterwards. Non-members are welcome at a nominal charge of £2.