Society Events

UNLESS  OTHERWISE  STATED  ALL MEETINGS  ARE  IN  THE  CORN EXCHANGE IN  KIDDERMINSTER  TOWN  HALL

All meetings start at 2pm.  There is a small entry fee, payable at the door, which includes refreshments.  Also a monthly raffle loosely linked to the talk!  All are welcome.………………………………………………………..

Next Meeting

Tuesday 26th February – ‘The Anglo/Zulu War of 1879’.  Max Keen returns to present the story of how the British Army invaded Zululand, resulting in the epic battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.  Two local VC heroes will be included in the tale.

MEETINGS  FOR  2019

Tuesday 26th March – ‘Worcestershire Worthies’.  Anthony Collis will present his views of a group of people, past and present, who have shaped the County’s heritage.

Tuesday 23rd April – ‘You can’t abdicate and eat it’.  Mary Bodfish will elaborate on these words used by the Duchess of Windsor when Edward VIII gave up his throne to marry her.

Tuesday 28th May – ‘The History of Genealogy’.  Michael Sharpe will demonstrate how family history became one of Britain’s most popular pastimes.

Tuesday 25th June – ‘A Magical Midlands Mystery Tour’.  Ian Bott returns to give us an illustrated run through some of the stately homes, beauty spots, a few wayside inns and many more places of interest.

Tuesday 23rd July –  ’19thC MPs of Kidderminster’.  Richard Groom will give an insight into the unscrupulous tactics used by 19th century candidates.  This will follow a short AGM of the Group.

 

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