Programme 2017

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 2017 – December 2017

Fund-raising events are underlined

 There are no talks in January, February & December

Wednesday 15th of March. Talk.  Highways and Waymarkers. Exploring the routes our ancestors travelled and spotting wayside heritage including milestones and tollhouses. Jan Scrine 7.30pm at Conquest Theatre. Visitors £3.00

Wednesday 12th of April. Talk.  Hereford Cathedral’s Secrets: A glimpse into the structure of the building through the ages, and the life to the people who have left their mark on what we see today – including our two famous saints – St. Ethelbert (8th c.) and St. Thomas Bishop of Hereford (13th c.)  Penny Platts 7.30pm at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £3.00

Tuesday 9th of May 10.30AM Society Coffee Morning at Hawkhurst Farm.

Wednesday 10 of May. Talk. Rifle Range and WWII Bunkers on the Bromyard Downs. Investigations and history on the 19th century Rifle range and WWII bunkers. Tim Hoverd 7.30pm at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £3.00

Saturday 10th June Launch of Exhibition “50 years of Bromyard Gala” 2pm at The Local & Family History Centre Sherford St Bromyard.

Wednesday 14th June Members Evening at Stoke Lacy Village Hall 7.30pm

Sat 24th & Sun 25th June “Bromyard Gala”

26th of June History. Walk.  Stanford Temple, Shelsley water mill and church.  Car Sharing Meet at Conquest Theatre at 10.00am Leader Roger Lowery Bring Packed Lunch.

10th July. Visit to Lacock Abbey. Village and Fox Talbot Museum: Visit to 13th Century Lacock Abbey in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire.  Coach Trip – Meet at Conquest Theatre at 8.15am.  Booking essential Tel David Grant on 01885 482565

Tuesday 8th of August. Coffee Morning Old Road Bromyard.

12th of August. Visit. Worcester Military Museum. Foregate Street, Worcester. Talk by Colonel Stamford Cartwright followed by guided tour round the museum.  Car Sharing.  Meet at Conquest Theatre at 9.30am

13th of September. Talk. The Battle of Worcester 1651  Join King Charles II on his march south to try to reclaim his kingdom, relive the battle of Worcester and the king’s ultimate flight north through Shropshire to that famous oak tree at Boscobel House.  Justin Soper  7.30pm at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £3.00

Wednesday 18th October 7.30pm.  AGM at the Local & Family History Centre NOT at the Conquest Theatre

Wednesday 11th of October. Talk. Herefordshire Local History A look at some of the more interesting buildings in Herefordshire. David Vaughan  7.30pm at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £3.00

Wednesday 8th of November. Talk. Herefordshire on Film.  Archive film of Herefordshire through the decades. Amanda Huntley  7.30pm at Conquest Theatre.  Visitors £4.00

November. History Society Christmas Fair & Bromyard Lights Turning-On.  Date still to be confirmed.

Sunday 10th of December. History Society Christmas Lunch at the Falcon Hotel 12.30 for 1.00PM