Programme 2018

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

A polite reminder: Subscriptions are due in November each year. If you haven’t yet renewed for 2018 then John will be pleased to collect your £10 at the next meeting.

 

* 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the South Warwickshire Hoard…..watch this space for details of how we will commemorate the find.

(Page updated 13 February 2018)

 

Please note that due to an unforeseen clash the February and May talks have been transposed (Stephen now in February and Andrew in May).

 

15th February

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

Stephen Wass will talk about ‘Old Mettle’ – match seller, commentator and sometime fool to Adderbury Morris Men

 

15th March

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

Colin Clay talks about his own collection and researches.

 

19th April

The Milestone Society

Mike Buxton and Robert Caldicott.  A talk about the restoration of some remarkable local mileposts. 

 

17th May

The Pont du Gard

Andrew Baxter . Andrew will explore the building of this Roman aqueduct of epic proportions

 

June

TBC: Visit to Tooleys Boatyard, Banbury. A guided tour with  Matt Armitage of this scheduled ancient monument that has been in continuous use since 1788.  Date to be arranged.

 

July

TBC: Visit to Burmington Manor. A guided tour of this grade ll* house with medieval origins. Date tbc. 12 max

 

August

TBC: No meeting but we hope to organise a day out  to Chedham’s and Wellesbourne – or the two museums in Broadway 

 

20th September

An Aliment for My Child.

Ian Brodie will talk about his researches into his forebears….. a fascinating look into a bit of family history.

 

October

Members’ Miscellany

 

November

Annual General Meeting.