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Repton - historic capital of Mercia
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REPTON VILLAGE HISTORY GROUP
NEWSLETTER- ISSUE 31 WINTER 2010
Tuesday 16th November 2010
World War II Evacuees - a talk by James Roffey of the Evacuees Re-union Association. This will include audio recordings from evacuees.
Christmas Social - Tuesday 7th Decmber 2010
This is planned in Repton Village Hall starting at 7.30 pm and, as before, the event will have refreshments, a raffle, a game or two and maybe some items from willing volunteers. This event is open to members and friends and gives a good opportunity for getting to know one another in a more informal way than is possible at monthly meetings.
REPTON VILLAGE HISTORY GROUP PROGRAMME 2011
TUESDAY 18TH JANUARY 2011
A Property Managers Lot - an illustrated talk by Stuart Alcock, the Property Manager at Calke Abbey.
TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2011
Newton Solney: Hoskins Derbyshire Elysium - an illustrated talk by Philip Heath, Heritage Officer for South Derbyshire District Council who will trace how a farming village became a rural arcadia.
TUESDAY 15TH MARCH 2011
The Ashby Canal Past, Present & Future An illustrated talk by Geoffrey Pursglove.
TUESDAY 19TH APRIL 2011
Joseph Paxton: An illustrated talk by Danny Wells.
TUESDAY 17TH MAY 2011
Annual General Meeting plus Derbyshire Born - an illustrated talk by Shirley Horton.
TUESDAY 21ST JUNE 2011
An Archives Evening of old Documents, photographs and memorabilia.
WEDNESDAY 13TH JULY 2011
An outdoor visit to Cheadle (Staffs) Church
AUGUST 2011 - DATE TO BE CONFIRMED
An outdoor visit - details later.
TUESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2011
Best Remedies - an illustrated talk by Fiona Ure
TUESDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2011
The Census Story. A light hearted talk by Wendy Freer.
TUESDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2011
An illustrated talk: The History of Horology & Conservation by Garth Hamp-Gopsill of Time Consortium, Burton
TUESDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2011
Christmas Social to include a post card display about early flying in the Burton area by Richard Farman.
ALL MEETINGS IN REPTON VILLAGE HALL 7.30 PM EXCEPT JULY AND AUG ENTRY - MEMBERS £2.00 - VISITORS £3.00 (includes tea & biscuits)
Contact - 01283 529751
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