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Historical Society

Hedgerley Parish Council Historical Society

Autumn 2018 - Spring 2019

Date Event Details

8pm Wednesday

21st November 2018

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

Windsor & the Nazi's Dupe or Traitor

Popular researcher and lecturer Tony Eaton will describe a contoversial period of modern history.

8pm Wednesday

5th December 2018

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

Votes for Women

Social historian and writer Jane Robinson will describe how women achieved voting rights 100 years ago

8pm Wednesday

12th December 2018

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

To the South Pole with Buzz Aldrin

Astronomer, broadcaster and writer Nigel Henbest will describe a journey to the South Pole in the company of Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 2016

8pm Wednesday

16th January 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

The (Rise and Fall of) Skindles Hotel

Taplow resident Nigel Smales will describe the fascinating history of this former thames-side hotel

8pm Wednesday

20th February 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

The Churches Conservation Trust

Simon Wiles will describe the important work of this important conservation charity

8pm Saturday

23rd February 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

Wonders beyond Numbers

Johnny Ball presents a talk to coincide with the publication of his paperback on the history of Maths Tickets £5

8pm Wednesday

20th March 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

Lord Austin & Lord Nuffield- giants of the British Motor Industry

The 2018 Harry Kirby Memorial Lecture will be delivered by popular local historian Julian Hunt

8pm Saturday

6th April 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Scientist & Conservationist

Anney Harris will describe the amazing life of Beatrix Potter author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other children’s stories         Tickets £5

8pm Wednesday

17th April 2019

Hedgerley Memorial Hall

The real world of Jane Austen

Sarah Stockdale will lead us on a ramble around the social world of early 19th Century England

Monthly Meetings of Hedgerley Historical Society take place at Hedgerley Memorial Hall, Kiln Lane Hedgerley SL2 3UZ at 8pm (unless otherwise stated) and visitors are most welcome.

Further details from:

John Lovelock 01753 647187

jdlovelock@btinternet.com