Past Programmes

June 2018 to April 2019

5 June 2018

A visit to Historic Leicester. See Newsletter 45

28 September 2018

The Bells of St Peter, Welford on Avon, Chris Pickford. See Newsletter 49

25 January 2019

22 February 2019

Training for War - World War II Airfields in the Stratford area, Peter Howarth. See Newsletter 50

29 March 2019

Fulke Greville, Adam Busiakiewicz. See Newsletter 52

12 April 2019

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

June 2017 to April 2018

5 June 2017

A visit to Tyntesfield near Bristol. See Newsletter 35

29 September 2017

Shakespeare's Money, Dr Robert Bearman. See Newsletter 41

24 November 2017

The Stratford and Moreton Tramway, Jackie Checketts. See Newsletter 42

26 January 2018

Victorian & Edwardian Photographers in Warwickshire, David Fry. See Newsletter 43

23 March 2018

Education & Schooling in Welford and Weston, Brad Plimmer. See Newsletter 46

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. See Newsletter 31

30 September 2016

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

See Newsletter 33

25 November 2016

A Line of Pits or a Pit Alignment - The 2015 summer excavations in Welford, Andrew Hyam. See Newsletter 34

27 January 2017

With the Best Will in the World, John Harris. See Newsletter 36

24 March 2017

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

See Newsletter 39

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. See Newsletter 23

25 September 2015

Roman Alcester, Laurence Thatcher. See Newsletter 24

27 November 2015

A World of Piracy, Barrie Russell. See Newsletter 25

29 January 2016

Old Pubs and Lost Hostelries, Dr Richard Churchley. See Newsletter 27

18 March 2016

Brunel – A Victorian Genius, Ray Sturdy. See Newsletter 29

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. See Newsletter 12

26 September 2014

We Will Remember Them, Committee Members. See Newsletter 17

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.

See Newsletter 18

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.

See Newsletter 19

30 January 2015

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

See Newsletter 20

27 March 2015

William Shakespeare and his Warwickshire background, Roger Pringle. See Newsletter 21

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. See Newsletter 06

27 September 2013

Marie Corelli - her time in Stratford, Alan Heath. See Newsletter 07

29 November 2013

200 years of Methodism in Welford, Ted Howell. See Newsletter 08

31 January 2014

A History of Houses in Welford, Local Residents. See Newsletter 09

28 March 2014

Restoration of the Perseus & Andromeda Fountain at Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire, Derek Clarke. See Newsletter 10

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