Welcome to the Sunderland Antiquarian Society

Established in 1900 we are the oldest history society in Sunderland

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   Our next illustrated talk will take place on TUESDAY, 21st February and take place at BEDE TOWER in the Bethany Hall, which is in Burdon Road SR2 7EA. The hall is directly across the street to the society's Heritage Centre and the facilities there are extensive and modern with a lift for disabled.  There is also extensive parking in the grounds as well as across the street.  So please come along and support your society.  

  21st February      Noteworthy Sunderland People   by Trevor Thorne

 21st March         Sunderland Between The Wars   by Philip Curtis

Doors open 6.35pm and the talks commence at 7.30pm.  Carriages at approx. 9.00pm

       The AGM of the Board of Trustees of the society will take place at 7.30pm on the 21st February in the main hall, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EN             

A number of queries have been received about the payment of annual subscriptions that are due now, or in the near future. These can still be paid in the usual manner but if you are used to paying personally at either Douro Terrace or at the monthly talk then PLEASE do send payment to the society at 6 Douro Terrace, Sunderland SR2 7DX or direct to our Treasurer, Linda King, at 3 Woodside, Sunderland, SR2 7ET

Renewal reminders are always enclosed with the relevant newsletter. If you are in any doubt as to whether your subscription is due or the method of payment in the forthcoming months then please do contact Linda King, our Treasurer by email:

sunderlandantiquarians@yahoo.co.uk