Calendar of Events Programme

FARNSFIELD LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

 

PROGRAMME FOR 2018

Unless otherwise stated all meetings are held in the lower hall of the

village centre at 7.30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month

 

10th January      GARETH DAVIES – 

                           The Archaeology of the Tram

14th February     ROWENA EDLIN-WHITE – 

                           Women’s Suffrage in Nottingham

14th March         A.G.M. followed by

                          BRIAN HOWES with  “All Shook Up” A nostalgic journey from the 1940s into the 50s and 60s with a “Dansette” record player and real records

 

11th April           PAUL MANN –

                          The Winkburn Murder of 1821. A Traveller was robbed and murdered as he walked from Winkburn towards Kirklington. The talk sheds light on how such a crime was investigated and the murderer brought to justice at a time before we had a Police Force

 

9th May              RICHARD GAUNT – 

                          The Pentrich Rebellion of 1817

13th June          LILY ANN DAWES – 

                          A Cabinet of Curiosities -The Duchess of Portland and the Origins of the British Museum

11th July           Summer Social – Buffet and Quiz (Members only) – at Village Centre in the event of inclement weather, otherwise at Long Acre, Main St., Farnsfield

 

12th September   BILL TAYLOR – 

                            The Robin Hood Line – Nottingham To Worksop railway

10th October       PAULINE MARPLES – 

                            Mansfield in World War I (including Clipstone Camp)

14th November   CHRIS WEIR – 

                              The Nottinghamshire Heritage – a visual tour of churches, fields, farms, local          personalities and architecture, country houses, castles, towns.

 

12th December   Christmas Lunch ( Members only) Venue to be arranged

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