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
Monday May 18th:
Annual Meeting (starting at 7.30pm sharp)
“The Changing Face of Bourton-on-the-Hill” - Talk by Robin Dale.
Thursday July 9th:
Visit to Kenilworth - From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England's affairs for much of its 900 year history. Join us for a day’s visit – details from our membership secretary Ann O’Sullivan
Wednesday, August 12th:
Guided heritage walk along Blockley High Street -
assembling at the Church at 7.30pm.
Friday September 18th - 6.30pm-8pm:
The Society’s Annual Reception.
Monday October 19th:
“History of Blockley Manor House” - Talk by Zoe Thompson.
Tuesday November 24th:
“The Search for Richard III”
Talk by Richard Buckley, co-director of University of Leicester Archaeological Services and lead archaeologist on the Search for Richard project.
Monday January 18th:
“Heritage of the Cotswolds” - Talk by Dr Ray Wilson,
Hon Secretary of the Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology.
Monday February 22nd:
“Chedworth Roman Villa” – Talk on the discovery and its history by Dr. Nick Humphris.
Monday March 21st:
“Blockley: Village of Water Mills” - Talk by our member and former Blockley resident Peter Usher, author of the Society’s book of the same name.
Monday April 18th:
“The Enclosures Act 1773” - Talk by Alan Barclay about how common land was acquired by landowners.
Monday May 16th:
Annual Meeting with full accompanying programme to be announced.
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)