The Evilness of the Middle Distance Runner. And the Astrologer.

December 29, 2017 no comments

The period between Christmas and New Year is always a bit on the quiet side, but we don’t begrudge you people staying at home enjoying another chocolate orange and watching Space Chimps on ITV2 rather than researching your family history.  We’re not bitter.  Not that bitter anyway.  There’s plenty of… Read Full Story

A Stockton Christmas. 1890s style.

December 20, 2017 no comments

As the festive season gets into full swing we thought we’d give you a glimpse into how it was done in the dim and distant Stockton of the 1890s. Just think of us as the Ghost of Christmas Past. Not that we’re saying you’re Scrooge, dear reader. We’re sure you’ve… Read Full Story

Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies

December 11, 2017 no comments

We’re delighted to announce that Dr. Jon Warren of Durham University will be returning to Stockton Library to talk about his new book Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies. Last year Jon ran a workshop session at the library, gathering stories, memories and experiences of the area’s industrial past. Reminiscences such… Read Full Story