Take part in new workshop

A second workshop looking at the history and people who lived in Newbiggin is due to take place this month. The Lifelines Music Workshop is being led by the Newbiggin by the Sea Genealogy Project to look at fascinating stories from the community.

It follows the first workshop last month which brought together local musicians and local residents to share their stories and historical knowledge.

The project will culminate in a major event at the Miner’s Picnic in June and to help celebrate Newbiggin in words and music.

The second workshop will take place on Tuesday, January 13, at Newbiggin Maritime Centre at 7.30pm.

The group will also be holding a meeting at Newbiggin Maritime Centre on Saturday, January 17, at 2pm, where they will look at the family tree of the oldest person in their records, John Robinson.