History Society Programme of Events 2014 – 15

I am delighted to advise that LWHS trustees have confirmed bookings for our next eight events, commencing from Sept 2014, and are actively working on sourcing another two.

As before, there is a deliberately varied programme to suit all tastes, and they all look excellent – I can’t wait.

All events will be held at 7.30 pm on a Wednesday in the LW Parish Room, Church Road – they last about an hour, inclusive of questions, and are followed by tea / coffee and biscuits, when people can chat and have a good time.

Prices have been held as before, at £4.00 for non members and just £2.00 for members, who also gain access to an exclusive free event in January – this years is going to be very special.

Should you wish to become a member (five paid for events and you are in credit given the free member only event in January), please send your details (as requested below) with a cheque to the address indicated; alternatively reply to this blog and the Secretary (Andy Sheppard) will contact you.

Little Waldingfield History Society

Programme of Events – 2014 / 2015

 

Date

Speaker

Topic

17th September

Peter Rednall

When the railway was king. Sudbury rail station is unmanned but at one time the railway was a major presence and employer in the town. Peter tells the story of the time when tracks for freight wagons radiated from the heart of the town.

15th October

Geoffrey Kay

Death, sex and drugs – the story of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

A group of English painters, poets and critics founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti – joined by William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, Frederic George Stephens and Thomas Woolner.

19th November

Anthony Arbuthnot

The history of Great Yarmouth

10th December

Ashley Cooper

300 years of countryside history along the Suffolk-Essex border.

Former brickyards, potteries and limekilns, local hop-growing, cheese-making, straw-plaiting, wildflowers and herbal remedies are up for discussion.

21st Jan 2015

Len Manning

Member only event – War escapades by our local master of escape.

18th February

Pip Wright

The dissolution of the monasteries. Enjoy the economic jiggery – pokery of 16th century life & hear how Suffolk’s up and coming young men made their fortunes.

18th March

James Hayward

Ship of dreams – Suffolk people connected to the Titanic

15th April

Sarah Doig

Youth must have dalliance. A romp through Henry the Eighth’s life through the eyes of his wives and mistresses – it should be a riot.

May

To be advised

June

To be advised

Booking Secretary:  Diana Langford, Pitt Cottage

Phone: 01787 248298

Tickets            Members £2.00          Non Members £4.00

 

Membership of LWHS costs £10.00 per person pa and entitles each member to the following benefits:

  • Reduced price entry to LWHS events;
  • Access to exclusive LWHS member events;
  • Access to Suffolk Local history and other local events; and
  • Access to the Suffolk Review.

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LWHS Membership Application 2014 / 15

If you would like to join our Society, please complete the form below and return with your membership fee for the year from 1st September 2014, (cheques payable to Little Waldingfield History Society) to our Treasurer, S Sheppard at: School House, Church Road, Little Waldingfield.

 

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Address:                               ………………………………………………………………

Telephone Number (s):           ……………………………………………………………….

Email Address                        ………………………………………………………………

 

 

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