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Langford History Society
 

2014 Programme

MEETINGS ARE HELD IN THE CHURCH HALL, CHURCH STREET, LANGFORD, FROM 8 PM  ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH EXCEPT FOR JANUARY AND AUGUST WHEN THERE ARE NO MEETINGS AND JUNE AND JULY WHEN THERE COULD BE DIFFERENT TIMINGS AND/OR LOCATIONS FOR VISITS.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014
NO MEETING

Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 5 March 2014
Village Memories Evening with slides from Ralph Turner
A chance for members and visitors to tell their stories of life in Langford in years gone by

Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Eaton Socon
SUE JARRETT
A talk about the history of this formerly Bedfordshire, now Cambridgeshire, village

Wednesday, 7 May 2014
Edwin Lutyens and his First World War Memorials
TIM SKELTON
Edwin Lutyens designed over 50 memorials in the UK and abroad

Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Visit to Eaton Socon led by Sue Jarrett
Depart Church Hall 7pm for 7.30 pm at Eaton Socon where we park by the church and meet under the tower. Donation: £2 each

Wednesday, 2 July 2014
Cracking Tales and dark Deeds in Old Biggleswade
Walk led by Jane Croot of Biggleswade HS. Starts from Dan Albone Car Park by river bridge, 7.30 pm, £1 per person, max 25 persons

Wednesday, 6 August 2014
No meeting

Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Fashion on Ration
EDNA
A talk based on the fashions of the period and the effect of clothes rationing introduced on 1 June 1941, because of the war effort

Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Milestones and Turnpike Roads
MICHAEL KNIGHT
Bedfordshire’s rep on the Milestone Society tells the history of these markers and routes from past times

Wednesday, 5 November 2014
Hornblower's Navy
PAUL CHAMBERLAIN
This presentation looks at the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars: the officers, seamen, food, weapons and ships that played a major role in thwarting Napoleon

Wednesday, 3 December 2014
Christmas Social
A social evening

GUEST VISITORS ARE WELCOME AT ALL MEETINGS ON PAYMENT OF A DONATION OF £2.00


COFFEE AND BISCUITS ARE AVAILABLE AND A RAFFLE IS HELD AT EACH MEETING

New members will be very welcome. Our Annual membership fee is £4 per person and there is a charge of £1 per meeting. Download our application form and send it by post, email Ted Martin, our secretary, or just come along and join us.

Site updated 5th December 2013