We are currently unable to hold meetings in the Drill Hall because of the COVID-19 restrictions. However, we are holding monthly meetings for members via Zoom – for details please see our current newsletter.

Details of past meetings are included in this archive.


Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 7.00 pm via Zoom

Peter Crowhurst

Cecil Rhodes


19 May – Annual General Meeting and talk by Anne Rainsbury – Nathaniel Wells

16 June – The Festival of Britain, 1951

21 July – Stephen Wells – The Story of Butlins Holiday Camps

15 September – David Williams – The History of High Street Shopping

20 October – Philip Ashford – The Berkeley Plantation in Virginia, 1619-22

17 November – Dr Frances Hurd – The Birth of the English Parish Church