Meetings & Events
Stretton on Dunsmore History Society.
Programme - 2021
Meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday of the month, starting at 7:30pm. They are usually held in Stretton on Dunsmore Village Hall (unless otherwise indicated).
Talks are free to members, visitors are welcome (£2 for adults and children free).
Free refreshments are provided.
C O V I D - 19
We are holding virtual meetings by ZOOM, you are welcome to join these - just send a request for an invite to this website.
Please look out for information in the Parish Magazine and on posters in the village about meetings in the future.
‘Rugby in WWI part 1’ a talk by Michael Luntley. (By Zoom)
‘Two 19th C Stretton Characters: postmistress and gardener' talk by Anne Langley. (By Zoom)
‘Rugby in WWI part 2' talk by John Frearson. (By Zoom)
‘Philip Larkin and Coventry’
by Sheila Woolf, archivist at Stoneleigh Abbey. (By Zoom)
‘Researching Photos of WWI soldiers from Stretton’ by Paul Waddoups. (By Zoom)
AGM (Live meeting we hope) - refreshments and short talk by Roger Clemons on old photos of Stretton
Exhibition in the Village Hall: the effect of the Pandemic on Stretton, plus new photos of WWI soldiers’ [time to be advertised].
Sunday afternoon outing: Guided Literary walk around Coventry. (George Elliot, Philip Larkin etc). Booking essential (£5 a head) Leave our green 1:30pm, lifts offered if needed.
‘The Women’s Land Army’ illustrated talk by Helen Frost.
‘The Stretton and Princethorpe WWI Roll of Honour’ talk by Paul Waddoups.
‘Stretton’s Agricultural History’ illustrated talk by Alex Ross.
December 14th (tbc)
Social event (usually a quiz): come and enjoy yourself with members and friends (mince pies provided).