The next Lovell Lecture at Donnison School will be on Monday, November 28, from 1pm to 3pm. Bernard Hope will give a talk about Penshaw Monument Entrance is £3 for visitors, members £2.50, which includes refreshments.
You can now visit Sunderland Maritime Heritage, Church Street East, on Saturday from 10am to 2pm. It is also offering a tool sharpening service. Tomorrow there will be a talk by David Aris on Liberty Ships and JL Thompson & Son Ltd at the RAOB Club, Rutland Street, Millfield at 7pm for 7.30pm. Members free entrance, non-members pay £2.
Community Cinema Evening will be held at Back on the Map, Carnegie Corner, Toward Road, on Thursday. Admission is £2, which includes refreshment. Film choice is Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Tailor of Banan and Quantum of Solace. Doors open at 5.30pm for 6pm showing. There will be a membership fee of £5 each year to cover license costs. This can be paid in instalments if required.
Afternoon Christmas Victorian Teas can be booked at the Donnison School at £8 per person, which includes coffee or tea with scones, sandwiches, mince pies, Christmas food and an illustrated talk. Places are available this Thursday and December 1 and 2 from 1pm to 3pm each day. To book, ring 0191 565 4835 to.
Sunderland Pianoforte Society will meet in the Sunderland Pottery Room at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, Burdon Road tonight at 7.15pm for a recital with Ashley Fripp.
Full Subscription (six recitals) costs £60, individual recitals £12.50, accompanied children (16 and under) free and full-time students and those in receipt of unemployment benefit £6.
Every Friday at The Salvation Army, Cairo Street, there is a free coffee morning from 9.30am to 11.30am, along with a table-top sale.
On Thursday, December 8, The Salvation Army, Cairo Street, will be holding a community carol service, during which a collection will be taken for The Anthony Nolan Trust – Diamond Blackfan Anaemia Fund. Southwick Community Primary School Choir, Sunderland Citadel Salvation Army Band, Songsters and Timbrelist will be performing with a Special guest also making and appearance.