History Group

HISTORY

Group 1

2nd Thursday each month at 2pm to 3.30pm

Oak Lodge, Henwood Green Road

Email: janekgardner@hotmail.com or telephone 01892 823811

Meetings last about an hour and a half, depending on the interest of the topic and contributions from the group members. Members are encouraged to do some research and bring this to share at the meeting.

Each month we shall watch and discuss a video recording of a previously televised History programme or lecture.

Tea/coffee and biscuits are served during the meeting (50p).

The group is limited to 12 members.

PROPOSED MEETINGS

Sept 13th

No meeting

 

Oct 11th

Meet the Romans

Mary Beard

Nov 8th

The Great Exhibition 1851

David De Haan

Dec 13th

The Grey Sisters

A lecture by Leanda de Lisle, author of Tudor, the Family History

Jan 10th

King Harold

Timewatch with Tony Robinson

Feb 14th

Catherine the Great

Documentary Film

March 14th

The Jewel in the Crown

Lucy Worsley

April 11th

Braveheart- Fact or Fiction

Timewatch with Tony Robinson

May 9th

The Secret of China’s Female Emperor Wu Zetian

A Channel 4 documentary

June 13th

Bloody Mary

David Starkey

July 11th

The German Kings Who Made Britain

Lucy Worsley

HISTORY

Group 2

4th Thursday each month

2pm

Oak Lodge, Henwood Green Road

Email: janekgardner@hotmail.com

We shall be continuing to learn about the Victorian era, using video recordings of previously televised History programmes or DVDs. So far we have covered topics such as the construction and importance of the railways, the difference in life style between the classes, pioneering Victorian women, the hidden dangers in a Victorian House and The Great Exhibition.

Dates for meetings
September 27th 2018
October 25th 2018
November 29th 2018
December –no meeting
January 24th 2019
February 28th 2019
March 28th 2019
April 24th 2019
May 23rd 2019
June 27th 2019
July 25th 2019

A reminder of the meeting date and content will be emailed to group members before the meeting so that research can be done, if desired.

Meetings last about an hour and a half, depending on the interest of the topic and contributions from the group members.

There will be a break for tea/coffee and biscuits. As with all interest groups, 50p covers the cost of the refreshments.

The group is limited to 12 members.

Email: janekgardner@hotmail.com