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, 20th June 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.  

                               16th May        'DURHAM CATHEDRAL - A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE'       by MALCOLM WILKINSON

                            20th June       As the is the final talk of the season (we will recommence in Sept) the society is delving into its archives to show videos and films of Sunderland from 1896 to date right through the 20th Century

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


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: