PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
Please note: Evening meetings start at 7.30pm to allow members to have a drink and/or browse through the bookstall before formal proceedings start promptly at 7.50pm
Wednesday, August 13th:
Guided heritage walk along Blockley High Street - assembling at the Church at 7.30pm
Saturday August 23rd:
The Society’s Annual Exhibition: “BLOCKLEY AT LEISURE”
Watch for further details
Friday September 19th:
6.30pm-8pm: The Society’s Annual Reception
Monday October 20th:
“Deportation and Survival 1939-45: A Polish Woman’s Epic Wartime Story” - Talk by Dr Hubert Zawadzki, former resident of Spring Hill and Northwick Park Polish Resettlement Camps.
Friday November 14th and Saturday November 15th:
Exhibition at St George’s Hall in support of BAD Company’s evening event commemorating World War I – Watch for further details.
Monday November 24th:
“Compton Scorpion – The Ups and Downs of a Mediaeval Village” by Professor Christopher Dyer.
Monday January 26th:
“Robert Dudley, Queen Elizabeth and Kenilworth of 1575” – Talk by Gill White, Cotswold historian.
Monday February 16th:
“Old Campden House” – A talk by Mary Gray about the Chipping Campden house built in 1608 by wealthy merchant Sir Baptist Hicks and destroyed by fire during the Civil War in 1645.
Monday March 23rd:
“The Development of Cotswold Villages” – A talk by Nicholas Herbert.
Monday April 20th:
“Composers of the Three Choirs Festival” – A talk by Tim Porter
Monday May 18th: Annual Meeting with supporting programme.
External expeditions are limited to 25 members.
Application details, maps and travel instructions will be sent out with Newsletters.
Other walks, and Blockley talks, by arrangement with Robert Willott (700677)
Enquiries to Robert Willott (700677) and Laurie Clayton (701528)