Programme 2022

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

(Page updated 2nd January 2022)

 

 

 

2022

 

Thursday, 20th January.

David Beaumont. “My Grandfather’s Diary of the First World War at Skapa Flow”

David was instrumental in getting heritage funding for the Civil War exhibition in Radway church and his talks are given to raise funds to maintain and extend the exhibition.

 

Thursday, 17th February. 

Stuart Martin will share with us his collection of old and interesting postcards of our area.

 

Also in February – depending on the weather – there will be Stars and Snowdrops at Hanwell Castle.

 

Thursday, 17th March.

Professor Andrew Hopper from the Department for Continuing Education in Oxford . “The Human Cost of the British Civil Wars”, (based on the Civil War Petitions Project) with some local Warwickshire and Edgehill interest included.

 

Thursday, 21st April.

Chris Pickford. (who edited the new edition of Buildings of Warwickshire by Nikolaus Pevsner) will talk about the “Notable Buildings of Warwickshire” – with a particular emphasis on our own area.

 

Thursday, 19th May.

Jude Barrett – Ashmolian Museum. “Art and Archaeology”. 

A wide brief to include a variety of items from across the archaeological collection of the Ashmolean and some Roman objects and coins as well – including a hoard from Banbury. It will form the basis of a subsequent tour of the museum.

 

A Second meeting for the month!

Possible day-time visit to Coventry with Richard Cooke as May marks 60 years since its consecration.

Details to follow.

 

June. Date TBC.

A Summer Garden Party to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne.  

Details to follow.

 

July. Date TBC

A trip to the Ashmolean in Oxford

Details to follow.

 

August TBC

Possible Day-time tour of Lichfield Cathedral with Liz.

Details to follow. 

 

 

September

Provisional:

In the autumn there may be an opportunity to catch up with The Milestone Society and their latest project and I am hoping that the dig at Broughton may provide some exciting discoveries.

 

 

Thursday, 20th October.

David Freke, “The Making of Tysoe”. Research on the Church/Churchyard, Field Names, etc.

 

 

As the programme is in development, please check back later.