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Meetings and Events - 2019

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Stretton on Dunsmore History Society.

Programme 2019

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 15th

‘Stretton between the wars’ illustrated talk by Malcolm Gould based on a 1939 survey.

February 19th

‘From Claypits to Tincourt: a Stretton man's journey' by Paul Waddoups of Princethorpe History Research Group.

March 19th

‘Family History and DNA’ the fascinating things you can discover, by Gillian Forsythe.

April 16th

'The Rugby Radio Masts' illustrated talk (and some evocative sounds) by Malcolm Hancock.

May 19th

Sunday afternoon outing: to Bosworth Battlefield with a talk and short walk. Booking essential (£9; OAPs £8; children £5). Leave our green 1.30 pm, lifts offered, teas available.

June 18th

AGM - refreshments and talk by Roger Clemons about the Stretton that has disappeared.

July 14th

Sunday afternoon outing: Guided short walk round Kings Newnham (tower, fish ponds and mill). Booking essential (£5 includes tea). Leave our green 2.15 pm, lifts offered.

September 17th

Remembering Gallipoli: the launch of a film featuring local people and events; Ian Binnie of the Gallipoli Association. Joint meeting with Stretton Ladies Fellowship.

October 15th

‘Growing up in Stretton part 2'don’t miss the next instalment of Paul Whitby’s fascinating memories.

November 19th

'The effect of the Civil War on Stretton and Princethorpe’illustrated talk by Anne Langley and Paul Waddoups.

December 10th or 17th (tbc)

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