Past Programmes

June 2017 to April 2018

5 June 2017

A visit to Tyntesfield near Bristol

29 September 2017

Shakespeare's Money, Dr Robert Bearman

24 November 2017

The Stratford and Moreton Tramway, Jackie Checketts

26 January 2018

Victorian & Edwardian Photographers in Warwickshire, David Fry

23 March 2018

Education & Schooling in Welford and Weston, Brad Plimmer

20 April 2018

AGM begins at 7pm, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young, hosted by Lindy & John Harris.

June 2016 - April 2017

 

8 June 2016

A visit to Harvington Hall near Kidderminster

30 September 2016

Richard III.  The Bosworth Battlefield Survey and the Grey Friars, Leicester excavation, Peter Liddle

25 November 2016

A Line of Pits or a Pit Alignment - The 2015 summer excavations in Welford, Andrew Hyam

27 January 2017

With the Best Will in the World, John Harris

24 March 2017

The true history of Mrs Maria Home, Housekeeper to the Earls of Warwick (1774 - 1834), Dr Sylvia Pinches

21 April 2017

AGM begins at 7pm, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young.

June 2015 - April 2016

 

3 June 2015

A visit to Sezincote House & Gardens, near Moreton in Marsh, preceded by an optional lunch at The Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh from 12 noon.

25 September 2015

Roman Alcester, Laurence Thatcher

27 November 2015

A World of Piracy, Barrie Russell

29 January 2016

Old Pubs and Lost Hostelries, Dr Richard Churchley

18 March 2016

Brunel – A Victorian Genius, Ray Sturdy

15 April 2016

AGM Begins at 7pm, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young.

June 2014 - April 2015

 

4 June 2014

Visit to Chedhams Yard, Wellesbourne and the Georgian Chapel, Walton Hall

26 September 2014

We Will Remember Them, Committee Members

A look at the impact of the Great War on Welford & Weston, focussing on the men who gave their lives during this conflict.

27 September 2014

WWI exhibition in the Memorial Hall to commemorate the centenary of the start of the Great War.

The highlight of the exhibition is probably the first public showing of the 60 letters written from Private Jim Matthews, in the period January to August 1917, to his mother Sarah.

In addition, there will be about ten other exhibits in the main hall.  These tables will be manned by local people who are prepared to tell their story.

28 November 2014

The Gunpowder Plot with particular focus on what happened in the MidlandsMairi Macdonald

30 January 2015

The life and times of English and Welsh archers in the 14th & 15th Centuries, Peter & Mrs Hallett

27 March 2015

William Shakespeare and his Warwickshire background, Roger Pringle

24 April 2015

AGM, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young, hosted by Lindy & John Harris.

June 2013 - April 2014

12 June 2013

A visit to Honington Hall

27 September 2013

Marie Corelli - her time in Stratford, Alan Heath

29 November 2013

200 years of Methodism in Welford, Ted Howell

31 January 2014

A history of houses in Welford, Local Residents

28 March 2014

Restoration of the Perseus & Andromeda Fountain at Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire, Derek Clarke

25 April 2014

AGM, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young

June 2012 - April 2013

27 June 2012

A visit to Chastleton House

28 September 2012

John Wilson 1838 - 1903, Brad Plimmer

23 November 2012

Welford & Weston and the Avon, Barrie Russell

25 January 2013

The Campden Wonder, Ralph Richardson

22 March 2013

Remembering the Swinging Sixties, Ray Sturdy

26 April 2013

AGM, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young

June 2011 - April 2012

30 September 2011

Letters from the Front, Brad Plimmer

25 November 2011

Meet the Guide Dog, Bob Brown

27 January 2012

Welford and Weston in the New 20th Century, Paul Young

30 March 2012

A brief history of All Saints Church, Weston, Michael Hale

20 April 2012

AGM, Quiz Night and Fish & Chip Supper. Quiz set by Paul & Sue Young