Programme - Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead & District Local History Society
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Programme
All events take place at 7:30pm in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead unless otherwise stated
Our programme may change at short notice due to circumstances outside our control

April 2019
11th
“An introduction to the Chelsea Physic Garden”
Dr. Christine Hodgson, who is a guide at the garden, will introduce us to its history from the foundation in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.
May 2019
16th
“The Lost Cheeses of Suffolk”
Vivia Bamford of the Sciapod Dairy in Suffolk will tell us about traditional cheese making and will be bringing some samples to taste.
June 2019
22nd
Visit to RAF Wethersfield Museum
July 2019
13th
Visit to Alderford Mill, Sible Hedingham - Details to follow
September 2019
19th
Old Films of Halstead & Hedingham
Brian Day will be showing us a few of the amateur films of the area that he has been given.
21st
Exhibition: The Photgraphs of Geoff Root - A Retrospective
To take place at The Queen's Hall, times to be confirmed.
October 2019
17th
Corsets, Crinlines & Camisoles
Frances Saltmarsh returns to tell us all about the history of underwear.
November 2019
21st
Can You Keep A Secret?
Lynette Burgess, Visitor Services and outreach Manager, will tell us the history of Bawdsey Radar and its role in WWII.
December 2019
12th
More Images Of Old & New Halstead
Followed by our Christmas drinks and nibbles!
January 2020
16th
Annual General Meeting

February 2020
20th
An Eccentric Look at East Anglia
A talk by Charlie Haylock one of Suffolk's leading entertainers. His informative and hilarious one-man shows are legendary in the county and his books have all been best sellers.

March 2020
19th
A Sailor's Life (Is a Merry Life!)
Phil Lyons returns to relate a social history of the lives of seamen in the time of Nelson, covering topics such as recruitment, food, drink, clothing, women, discipline, battle, shipwreck and survival.
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Patron: Adrian Corder-Birch, D. L., President: Malcolm Root, FGRA
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