1 - 3 SEPTEMBER 2000


  • Friday Afternoon and Evening
    • 2.00pm Registration
    • 3.00pm Visit to University of Durham Library, Palace Green.  Department of Special Collections with Dr. Doyle.
    • 6.30pm Conference welcome by Phil Crockett
      • Lecture by Dr Robin and Mrs Birley, Historian and Curator of the Vindola Trust An Introduction to the Vindola Trust.
      • Lecture by Jean Stirk  An Overview of Papermaking in County Durham.
    • 8.00pm Wine Reception and Buffet Carvery Dinner
  • Saturday
    • 9.30am Depart by coach for visit to the Vindola Trust
    • 12.30pm Lunch
    • 2.30pm Visit to Fourstones Paper Mill. Host - Mr Peter Duxbury, Managing Director
    • 7.30pm Sherry Reception and Annual Dinner, with guest after dinner speaker Dr Derek Priest
  • Sunday
    • 9.00am Annual General Meeting
    • 10.10am Lecture by Professor Peter Isaac Haughton Mill Paper-Forged Assignats
    • 10.50am Coffee
    • 11.05am Lecture by Peter Bower The Fair Quaker - Hannah Lightfoot and her relations with George III - the documents in the case.
    • 11.45am Lecture by Ian Hendry Peculiar Paper and not Graphic Art.
    • 12.25pm Lecture by Sydney Shep Maids of Tartarus - Female labour in the New Zealand paper industry.
    • 1.05pm Close of conference by Phil Crockett
    • 1.15pm Lunch