Talks and Events

2018  Talks and Events               –

 these take place at Sheppard House,  OnslowRd. Newent GL18 1TL at 7.30pm


January 11Social evening: An evening of traditional folk music and song by May Thrill  with cheese, paté and wine supper (Newent All Seasons Deli)

February 8Changes in the Police Service since the 1970s by Dr. Timothy Brain

March 8 – AGM – followed by – The Daffodil Line – Gloucester to Ledbury by Martin Brown

April 12 SS Great Britain  by Ian Caskie

May 10Workhouses and the New Poor Law in the Forest of Dean by Cecile Hunt

June 14High Street Histories byPhilip Wilkinson

July 12Visit to SS Great Britain and the Bristol Docks

August 9Visit to Lacock Abbey, the Fox-Talbot Museum and the Village

September 13 –  Anglo-Saxon Gloucestershire bySimon Draper

October 11 – 1914-18: Village Life during the Great War byRose Hewlett

November 8The Newent War Memorial project – “We will remember them”  by Dood Pearce

December – no meeting