Programme 2019

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 2019 – December 2019

Speaker Talk Title Date Booked Comment

Dr. C.E. Corcoran


WWII evacuees – the lives of evacuees in the countryside. 13-Mar-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm
Sally Dickson





The Lunar Society of Birmingham – The eighteenth century saw the remarkable coming together of more than a dozen men interested in science, who were at the forefront of its advance. At a time when scientific research was not yet fully professionalised, this group of friends from industry, medicine, the church and the gentry realised the value of scientific experiment and pooled their knowledge and enthusiasm. Among their number were Boulton, Watt, Wedgwood and Erasmus Darwin.


10-Apr-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm
John Putley


Roman Medicus: Garlic,Gods and Galen in Roman Gloucestershire – Medicine in roman times.


08-May-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm
Outside visit



Visit to Old St.Bartholomews Church, Lower Sapey – Talk by Pat Prosser on this delightful church which was so near to dereliction, followed my music and picnic

12-June-19 6.30pm – Car sharing – Meet at Conquest carpark. Talk, music and picnic
Outside visit


Coach Trip to Bath, a UNESCO world heritage site

Much to see including roman baths, Hershel museum of Astronomy, Museum of Architecture, Beckford Tower and many more museums, plus the fabulous Georgian town itself.  Coach fee £25.00 per person return. Early bird £20.00 if before the 1st June.
online payment:

or by cheque made payable to Bromyard & District Local History Society and sent to -The History Centre, 5 Sherford Street, Bromyard, HR7 4DL


10-July-19 Coach to leave Conquest car park at 8.30 pm and will return about 6.00 pm
Outside visit



Visit to Winchcombe and Hailes Abbey – Guided tour of Winchcombe’s interesting buildings followed by visit to Hailes Abbey.

07-Aug-19 9.00pm – Car sharing – Meet at Conquest carpark.
Duncan James


New finds in Herefordshire – Always popular with our members, Duncan will be bringing us up to date with recent finds around Herefordshire. 11-Sep-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm


Mike Steadman



British Transport Film Archive – Road and rail films from the 1950’s from the Midlands and Welsh Valleys. 09-Oct-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm
David Whitehead Lost Country Houses of Herefordshire 13-Nov-19 Conquest Theatre – 7.30pm


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