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HISTORY

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NEWS FLASH


WELCOME TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HISTORY GROUP


In the winter months between October to April we meet on the 1st Thursday of the month at 2pm in the Full Gospel Church Hall = FGCH (the old South End School building, 60 High Street, Rushden - Speaker with tea and biscuits to follow the talk. The aim of the group is to (re)discover and share our love of History.

Our annual programme is divided into two parts, October to April being held in the Full Gospel Church Hall, Rushden with speakers on interesting diverse historical subjects.

The summer months May to September offer members monthly trips, by private coach picking up at Higham Ferrers and Rushden and travelling to various interesting historical sites chosen by the group members themselves

For further information please contact the group leader Peter Wright via the contact page or Ron Smith to reserve a place on any of the summer coach trips


DATE Topic Speaker
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4 October
2018

Richard III
The search for his grave
Mathew Morris
1 November


Sheep That Eat Men Martin Sirot-Smith
6 December


Old Tyme Music Hall Philip Hanzlik
4th January
2019

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.
The medieval landscape of Caster near Peterborough
Susan Kilby
7th February


Joined at the Hippo The life of Flanders and
Swan. Gnostalgia and Gnus
Kevin Varty
7th March


The Courtier and the Queen. Biography of Queen
Elizabeth 1st and Kirby Hall
Malcolm Deacon
4th April

(to be confirmed) Queens ConsortsSusan James


History Group Coach Trips 2019

We will soon be contacting members with suggestions for next years trips and asking you to vote for the 5 trips you favour most.

Keep watching your email in box and let me know if you address has changed recently.


Contact Ron Smith (ron.norsmith(at)yahoo.co.uk)
or visit the History Table at the monthly U3A monthly meetings.