Syresham History Society
Syresham and District History Society Programme for 2018-2019
We meet at the Village Hall, NN13 5HE on the 1st Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.
Visitors and new members welcome to join us for the year, or for single meetings Annual Membership £12.00; individual meetings £3.00, Raffle prize each month.
Weds Jan 2nd
The Battle of Cropredy, Stephen Barker will explain how the famous Battle in the Civil War led to a change in circumstances for the Royalist cause.
Weds Feb 6th Liz Woolley, Lord Nuffield the motor magnate and entrepreneur – A talk about his generosity to the Oxford Colleges.
Weds March 6th Derek Blunt, To the Manor Born – Northants Houses and owners Northampton base, Air Ambulance donation.
Weds April 3rd Athina Becket, Buckingham Canal Society Our speaker this evening is Chair of the Buckingham Canal restoration project, which will be the subject of her talk.
Weds May 1st Ruth Lowe, Birmingham, Mary Quant fashions
Weds June 5th Ann Wise, A History of Valentine Cards
Weds July 3rd Bob Horner Bletchley Park – the espionage factory
Weds August 7th Village Visit – Buckingham, 7.00 pm., meet at The Old Gaol. Roger Edwards (as recommended by Buckingham U3A).
Weds Sept 4th Rosemary Leeper, Part 2 of her talk on the History of Brackley.
Weds Oct 2nd AGM and – Tim Healey (Oxford) and Green Man Trail talk.
Sat Oct 18th Exhibition? Village Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Weds Nov 6th Graham Harrison, Aylesbury– A talk about Victorian Street Life.
Weds Dec 4th Wassail Evening? Film or entertainment to be decided.
Proposed Visits and trips 2019 – details to be decided and announced Churchill's War Cabinet Rooms, London combined Houses of Parliament visit, Silverstone Experience, Nuffield House – home of William ,Back to Back NT houses in Birmingham, and possibly the Jewellery Quarter Berlin and Dresden, taking in Colditz Castle – Spring/Summer?