About us

The Newcastle group is the oldest in the north of England region having been founded in 1969. A full programme of outdoor meetings to good local birding venues in northern England and southern Scotland is offered along with an annual holiday. Indoor meetings are held at Jurys Inn, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AD and begin at 7.00 pm. (Refreshments from 6.30 pm). Meetings will usually be on the first Tuesday of the month from October to March and offer an informative and social evening which will be open to all.

Meeting times and costs

Indoor Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the months of October, November, December, February and March and start at 7.00pm. Entrance Fee 3.00 for both members and non members.

Meeting place

MEA House, Ellison Place, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne And Wear, NE1 8XS

Committee Posts

Mr Peter Weighill: Leader
Dr Yvonne Hart: Treasurer
Ms Sue Devlin: Secretary

Other people who help organise group activities

Miss Bernie Adnett
Mr John Gilkerson
Mr Liam Gormley
Ms Catharine Howe
Mr Tony Hyde
Mr Michael Cook
Mrs Christina Cook
Mr Harold Dobson
Mr Jeff Mason
Mr Lindsay McDougall