Tracking Back with Ed Tonks: Local railways in the 70s & 80s


Ed Tonks discusses the research and inspiration for his first book Tracking Back: train scenes of Newcastle and Lake Mac in the 70s & 80s. For more than 40 years Ed Tonks has been actively teaching, researching and promoting aspects of the Hunter’s history.

Presented by History Illuminated

Books available for purchase and signing

Bookings essential

Gold coin on entry

All events are run with COVID safe precautions, social distancing and additional hygiene measures are in place. Masks are recommended.

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  • Sunday, 06 September 2020 | 12:45 PM - Sunday, 06 September 2020 | 02:00 PM


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