Programme of events

Local History Group 2020 – 2021 programme

WhenSubjectSpeaker
Fri 9 Oct 2020BEER, SAUSAGES AND MARMALADELiz Wooley is an Oxford historian and tour guide. She will talk about food, brewing, tourism and politics and the powerful families who held sway in 19th century Oxford.
Fri 6 NovSOLDIERS, SAINTS AND SINNERS. Oxfordshire characters from the British Civil War 1642-51Stephen Barker designs exhibitions for museums, and lectures on military history.
Fri 4 DecLIBERTY: The Bucks man, the London shop, the global styleWill Phillips worked for nine years at the Museum of English Rural Life before becoming a curator at the Bucks County Musuem in 2008
Fri 8 Jan 2021RESEARCHING THE VACHE AND NEWLANDS PARKSarah Tricks is a member of Bucks Gardens Trust who led research of the property
Fri 5 FebSOCIAL HOUSING IN AMERSHAM RURAL DISTRICTEmily Toettcher has been curator of Amersham Museum for eight years. She will cover from 1919 until the post-WW2 era including social housing in our villages.
Fri 5 MarBRITISH SECOND WORLD WAR ARTISTSAnn Danks is an art historian and archivist at the Stanley Spencer Gallery. Ann's talk this time will include Henry Moore, Paul Nash and Stanley Spencer.
Fri 16 AprA FRESH LOOK AT WYCOMBEJulian Hunt established the Centre for Bucks Studies. He is a much in demand speaker, prolific author and renowned expert on the history of Buckinghamshire.
Fri 14 May at CVH 7:30 pmAGM, and TRING PARK BEFORE THE ROTHSCHILDSAdam Smith

All meetings for 2020/21 are via Zoom video conference at 7:30 for 7:45 pm

Members will be sent full access instructions before each meeting.

(Except perhaps the AGM at Cholesbury Village Hall at 7:30 pm sharp)

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

Please contact Chris Brown 01494 758890 for further information, and Richard Leat (leatrj@yahoo.co.uk) for Zoom invites