Programme 2019

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

(Page updated 16th October 2019)

 

17th October

Member’s Miscellany. 

 

Stephen Wass. A round up of this summer’s digging. Stephen , as ever, has been out and about undertaking a number of different projects and all the while overseeing the fascinating finds at Hanwell Castle.

 

 

David Freke. Medieval Church Graffiti, Devotion or Desecration?   An illustrated talk on local Church graffiti.

 

 

Kevin Wyles. A quick round up of his work around Tysoe

 

 

21st November

AGM

 

December tbc

Christmas Social.

 

 

2020

16th January 

Tweets from an ancient desert. 

A talk by Michael Macdonald, Honorary Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. 

 

 

20th February

Paul Baker

The Lost Railway. The story of the efforts of the inhabitants of Henley-in-Arden to have their own railway. 

 

A lively, illustrated, account told against the background of the early Victorian railway mania, the role played by one of the greatest railway builders of the era and a financial panic caused by the biggest bank failure of the nineteenth century.

19th March 

‘Current Archaeological Work at Stowe Landscape Gardens’. Stephen Wass