Northumbrian Language Society

The 2020 Lecture is entitled ‘The Pitman’s Pay’

Dr Warren Maguire, of the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2020 Roland Bibby Commemorative Lecture with his talk
“The Pitman’s Pay”:
Early 19th century Tyneside dialect writing and its pronunciation.

The pronunciation of words is a key element giving accent to dialect speech, so this is sure to be a fascinating lecture.   Entry is free, but arrive in good time to be sure of a seat.



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