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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Retired & Semi-retired members lunch – Durham Old Town Hall and Castle

Date: 19 October 2016 10:30 - 15:00

Type: Social and Networking

Organiser: NorSCA

Join us at Durham Old Town Hall for a tour and opportunity to find out the history of the City Sword and Mace.

We will meet in The Guild Hall, which was last renovated in 1982-3 when additional security devices were installed. It dates back to 1356 in the reign of Edward III and was rebuilt and given to the city by Bishop Tunstal in 1535. After our private tour of the Town Hall lunch will be taken in the Senate Room at Durham Castle.


1030    Arrival at Durham Old Town Hall, Tea and Coffee served

1100    Tour of Town Hall and Talk by David Butler – Durham City Sword and Mace

1200    Leave for Durham Castle via Durham Victorian Market – a brief history of the market will be given by Colin Wilks & Alan Ribchester

1230    Arrive at Durham Castle for lunch

1245    Lunch (please state when booking if a vegetarian option is required)

1400    Question and Answer Session

1500    Close


Main Course

Curry spiced cod with cauliflower textures, saffron potatoes and sea vegetables


Slow poached hens egg with cauliflower textures, saffron potatoes and sea vegetables


Caramel panna cotta with macerated prunes and earl grey ice cream

Tea and coffee

A glass of house wine is included in the cost.


£14.59 plus VAT.

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Durham Old Town Hall

Market Square

Tel No: 0191 301 8223

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