Georgian gems

Ponteland Civic Society is lining up its first meeting of the year for Monday.

It will be held at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Hall.

The speaker will be Richard Pears, and he will give a talk entitled ‘Georgian Gems: The Architecture of William Newton (1730-98)’.

The meeting will be followed by tea, biscuits and chat. There is a £2 charge for visitors.