Talks and Events

2017  Talks and Events               –

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


January 12Social evening: Call my Bluff, quiz (organised by Dood) with Cheese, paté and wine supper (Newent All Seasons Deli)

February 9The Battle of the Atlantic by Bob Skelt

March 9 – AGM – followed by – Major James Henry Frowde of Walden Court, Clown, Equilibrist, Farmer & Evangelist by Martin Brown

April 13 The Great Severn Estuary Flood of 1607 by Rose Hewlett

May 11The Roses of No-man’s Land by Fiona Morison

June 8Bridges of the River Wye from Ross to Chepstow by Averil Kear

July 13Visits to Wightwick Manor and Gardens, and Mosely Old Hall, Wolverhampton.

August 10Visit to Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Nr Bristol.

September 14 –  Dean Forest Riots of the 1630s – what and why? by Chris Sullivan

October 12 – Highnam Court through the ages by Dr Roger Head

November 9The History and Mystery of the Perry Pear by Jim Chapman

December – no meeting