Programme 2017 / 2018

Meetings take place on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in Warmington Village Hall. Members free, guests, £2

Please note,

The Seasonal Social is on MONDAY 18th December.

(Page updated 24th October 2017)

 

13th October  (Report)

The dinner at Primrose Hill Farm was a super event – the catering was exceptional and Carenza gave a fascinating glimpse into her research. She is committed to involving members of the public in the research process and she certainly did that on Friday – I think we all left with a common thought – ‘how can we get involved in something similar??’

 

16th November

AGM

You will find all the details under the Next Meeting heading at the top.

Talk: David Freke, Local Stone Masons, 17th and 18th Century

 

18th December (Monday)

Seasonal social at Springfield House. (Bring and share food event).

 Please note: Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to change the date.

 

2018

18th January

The Partition of India and After: the Case of Pakistan

Our speaker this month is Christopher Lamb, who was the Rector of Warmington from 1999 to 2006.

He was a missionary in Pakistan in the 1970s, which meant living under the military dictatorship of Yahya Khan and the premiership of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was later hanged by his successor, the next military dictator, Zia ul-Haq. He experianced Pakistan’s third war with India in 1971 and the separation of East Pakistan to become Bangladesh.

 

 

15th February

The Pont du Gard

Andrew Baxter will be speaking about the Pont du Gard – a Roman aqueduct of epic proportions

 

 

15th March

Colin Clay. 2000 years of British coinage. An amateur’s perspective.

 

 

19th April

 

17th May

Stephen Wass, William Castle – A Memorable Banbury Character of the 19th Century.