The National Dialect Festival, due to be held at the Black Country Museum, is not taking pace. Although the Lakeland Dialect Society offered to run an event, that too has … Read More
Yes, they’re cancelling Christmas ! The Yule meet, due to take place on December 20th, is cancelled. The Covid crisis looks like being worse by then, and the majority of … Read More
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. … Read More
You knew it would happen, of course, as the situation got worse. We have had to cancel the lecture planned for October 10th has been cancelled.
Yes, we have a new website, and you’re reading it. As of 8th September 2020
Nick Short, one of our very esteemed ‘elder statesmen’ has been in the news recently. see the full page spread in the local paper here