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 2016– December 2016

Fund-raising events are underlined


 There are no talks in January, February & December

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

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 7.30pm -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 

Philip Serrell, he of Bargain Hunt fame, is giving the History Society’s 50th Anniversary Lecture at the Conquest Theatre starting at 7.30p.m.

An Auctioneer’s Lot’ draws from his own life experiences. His extended local knowledge ranges widely across the sporting arena, the auction business, an understanding of antiques, appearances on TV and radio and his achievement as an author.

Members Free, Visitors £3.00, admission on the door. Please come early as we expect this event to be very well attended.

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