Programme 2016

All evening meetings are held at the Conquest Theatre, Tenbury Road, Bromyard, and unless otherwise stated  start at 7.30pm.

Visitors are always very welcome but are asked to make a donation of £3.00

March 2015– April 2016

Fund-raising events are underlined


 There are no talks in January, February & December

 Wednesday May 11th – Distress and Disorder. Reactions to the Irish Famine (1845-51)in Herefordshire and Worcestershire by Paddy McNally  7.30pm at The Conquest Theatre Bromyard

Wednesday 8th June – Members Evening – at Stoke Lacy Village Hall 7.30pm.

Wednesday 15th June – Anniversary meal at Three Horse Shoes, Little Cowarne 7.30pm (Members only)

Thursday 23rd June – Coach Trip to Waddesdon Manor – Please book via website.

Thursday 11th July – Visit to Masonic Museum & Library Worcester – car sharing. Leave Conquest Theatre car park 6.15pm

Saturday 16th July – Coach trip to Chedworth Roman Villa– Leave Conquest Theatre car park 8.45am

Thursday 8th September – Visit to Gloucester History Festival – car sharing. Leave Conquest Theatre car park 9am.

Wednesday 14th September – Talk – The medieval and early modern landscapes of the Black Mountains with a focus on the Vale of Ewyas buildings by Professor David Austin

Saturday 8th October – 50th Anniversary Dance at the Falcon Mews. Dancing through the Decades. Buffet meal

Wednesday October 12th – How to date your family photographs which takes in a short history of photography and goes from 1839 up to the First World War by  Ella (Frankie)Farrell  7.30pm 

Wednesday 19th October 730pm -AGM- at the Local & Family History Centre NOT at The Conquest Theatre

Autumn Course – Wednesday 26th Oct to 7th Dec – 6 weeks. The English Civil War both nationally and locally. Lecturer David Ross 2.15pm to 4.15pm at the Local & Family History Centre

Wednesday 9th November -Talk- Surprise Celebrity Speaker

Saturday 19th November – Christmas Fair at the Local & Family History Centre 2pm- 5pm. Grand prize draw, mulled drinks and mince pies, cake, book and bric-a-brac stalls.

Sunday December 4th Christmas Lunch Venue TBC