Programme 2018

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 £4.00

Fund-raising events are underlined

There are no talks in January, February & December

March 2018 – December 2018

Wednesday 6th June. Members Evening, now at Brockhampton Chapel  7.00PM  David Boddington will give us a guided tour of the Chapel designed by the Architect John Nash.  Then if all goes to plan, we can have a picnic in the park, so please bring along a plate of nibbles and your drinks. Parking is limited so please car share if possible.

Tuesday 12th  June. Walk. Leader Roger Lowery. Wapley Hill Fort.  Iron age hill 2 ¼ miles SE of Presteigne covering approximately 25 acres. Car sharing. Meet at Conquest car park at 9.30 AM. Please bring a packed lunch.

Wednesday 11th  July. Coach Trip. Ashmolean Museum. – Oxford – Meet at Conquest Car park at 8.30AM. Return about 6.00PM. – Free entry. Coach £22.00 per person return. Early bird £18.00 before 1st June. Early Start:

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Saturday the 21st of July.  Society Coffee Morning at Sherford House Bromyard 10.30AM till 1.00PM

Monday 13th August. Trip. Red House Glass Cone Museum – A heritage site with 225 years of glass, industrial and social history within its walls. Car sharing. Meet at Conquest car park at 9.30AM. Free entry

Wednesday 12th September. Talk. Special Guest Speaker.  Kate Bliss from BBC Bargain Hunt.  Discovering Antiques.  Includes a brief history of her career, details of a few exciting ‘finds’, how she got into television and some humorous filming anecdotes.  7.30PM at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £6.00 Please note that you must book your seat/s using the Conguest Theatre Booking system, either online or by telephoning the Box Office on 488575   Members will be given a Promo Code to enter, to allow them to get in for FREE. This system will be up and running shortly. More to Follow.

Wednesday 10th October. Talk. Speaker John Pittwood. Thomas Parker – Engineer – Involved with electrification of the underground and first electric car. 7.30PM at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £4.00

Wednesday 17th October 7.30PM.  History Society AGM at the Local & Family History Centre NOT at the Conquest Theatre.

Wednesday 14th November. Talk. Speaker Peter Weston.  Redan Ridge – The Last Stand In September 1916, over two hundred men from the Herefordshire Regiment were transferred to the 11th Border Regiment to make good the losses for the Somme campaign but within weeks, 54 would perish in the final battle of the 1916 Somme operation fought on Redan Ridge.  7.30PM at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £4.00

Saturday 17th November History Society Christmas Fair From 2.00PM

Sunday 9th of December. History Society Christmas Lunch at the Falcon Hotel 12.30 for 1.00PM

The contact for all of our Trips, Outings and Talks is David Grant. Tel: 01885 482565 or e-mail: