Programme of events

Local History Group 2017 – 2018 programme

WhenSubjectSpeaker
Fri 6 Oct 2017CALL THE MIDWIFEPhilip Worth and Suzannah Hart are husband and daughter of the late Jennifer Worth a midwife whose book about her life is the inspiration for the BBC Drama.
Fri 3 NovANGLO SAXON TREASURE - UNRAVELLING THE LENBOROUGH HOARDSDr Susan Fern worked as an archaeologist, lecturer and museum conservator. Currently she is the Honorary Curator of the Old Gaol Museum in Buckingham.
Fri 1 DecBUCKINGHAMSHIRE IN THE CIVIL WARStephen Barker is an independent Heritage Advisor who works with a number of museums, universities and heritage organisations curating and lecturing about wars.
Fri 5 Jan 2018INVASION 1940 - WHAT IF?Tony Eaton has a special interest in unravelling the unresolved mysteries of WW2 particularly where the authorities are still refusing to open up their files.
Fri 2 FebTHE RUSSELLS AND CHENIES PALACENicola Allen is archivist for the Bedford Estates, which includes Woburn and Chenies Palace. Prior to this she was archivist at Waddesdon Manor.
Fri 2 MarTHE HISTORY OF JOHN LEWISJudy Faraday joined John Lewis in 1977 and now runs the purpose built Heritage Centre in Cookham which contains the Partnership's business and textile archve.
Fri 6 AprBUCKINGHAMSHIRE SPIES AND SUBSERVIVESDenise Beddows is a Bucks-based researcher with an interest in history and as DJ Kelly writes biographies and non-fiction. Her latest book is the title of this talk.
Fri 11 May at CVH 7:30 pmAGM plus BRITAIN ON FILM: COAST AND SEA Lets's go to the seaside! Sit back and enjoy a nostalgic trip to our gorgeous coast seeing Britain at work, rest and play. Followed by our social and member's buffet.

All meetings are at St Leonards Parish hall at 8:00 pm for 8:15pm
(except AGM at Cholesbury Village Hall at 7:30 pm sharp)

Adult Membership: £10 per year
School students: Free
Visitors always welcome: £4 per meeting

Coffee, tea and biscuits are served after the talks
Please contact Chris Brown 01494 758890 for further information