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Meetings and Events - 2018

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Stretton on Dunsmore History Society.

Programme 2018

These Meetings are usually held in Stretton on Dunsmore Village Hall on a Tuesday evening, starting at 7.30 pm (unless otherwise indicated).

Talks are free to members, visitors are welcome (£2 for adults and children free).

Free refreshments are provided.

January 16th

‘Arming the Knight’ by Paul and Ken Thompson, in a display of medieval costume

February 20th

‘Knowing one's Place: Rural Crime and Punishment in the late 19thC':
Michael Luntley of Princethorpe History Research Group

March 20th

'The Primitive Methodist Chapel in Stretton and others in Warwickshire' by Anne Langley

April 17th

'Industrial History of Coventry in Old Postcards' by David Fry of the Marton Museum and History Group

May 20th

Sunday afternoon outing: Leaving at 2pm. Free guided tour of 'Little known Warwick - part 2'. Lifts offered, teas available

June 19th

AGM - refreshments, display and a short talk (topic to be announced)

July 16th

Sunday afternoon outing: Guided walk around the historic village of Birdingbury. Leave our green at 2:15pm. Please book ahead (cost tba) lifts offered, teas available

September 18th

'From Cats Whiskers to DAB: a brief history of domestic radio sets'. Display and talk by Richard Nicholls

October 16th

‘Medieval Field Systems and Village Characteristics' with local examples, by Alec Ross

November 20th

'Stone Age finds from S. Lodge Farm' Display of artefacts and talk by Larry Wooding

December 4th or 11th (tbc)

Social event (usually a quiz): come and enjoy yourself with members and friends (mince pies provided).