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Langford History Society
 

MEETINGS ARE HELD IN THE CHURCH HALL, CHURCH STREET, LANGFORD, FROM 8 PM  ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH EXCEPT FOR JANUARY AND AUGUST WHEN THERE ARE NO MEETINGS AND JUNE AND JULY WHEN THERE COULD BE DIFFERENT TIMINGS AND/OR LOCATIONS FOR VISITS.

2017 Programme (remaining dates)

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

History of the Pathfinder Force 1942–1945
Sqn Ldr Kevin Dalley RAF (Rtd)

Describing the RAF in 1939, and the limited effectiveness of Bomber Command the speaker explains why we were not winning the war and the events which led to the formation of the Pathfinder Force at RAF Wyton in August 1942.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Social Evening

Probably with a film or slides.

2018 Programme

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

NO MEETING

 

 

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Annual General Meeting

 

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Amy, Wonderful Amy
Roy Smart

A talk on Amy Johnson the famous pre-war aviator.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

From Stow to Sheringham
Dorothy Jamieson

Capability Brown‘s work compared with Humphry Repton’s. Shopwing beautiful images of Ashridge, Sheringham, Stowe, Woburn and others.
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Life on the Home Front in World War 1
Ann Wise

How they coped at home in WW1

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Visit tba

Meet: tba

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Visit tba

Meet: tba

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

NO MEETING

 

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Village Memories
Evening

Probably the last of Ralph Turner’s slides of old Langford and using his notes.

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Engineer or Profiteer: The strange case of John Viret Gooch
Ted Martin

The story of how this pioneer of the early railways in this country successfully feathered his own nest.

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Time to Thank Them

Audio-visual presentation towards collecting funds for a permanent memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate all the nurses who died in service during both World Wars.

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Social Evening

Could be a talk, slides or a film: tba

 

GUEST VISITORS ARE WELCOME AT ALL MEETINGS ON PAYMENT OF A DONATION OF £3.00


COFFEE AND BISCUITS ARE AVAILABLE AND A RAFFLE IS HELD AT EACH MEETING

New members will be very welcome. Our Annual membership fee is £5 per person and there is a charge of £2 per meeting. Download our application form and send it by post, email Ted Martin, our secretary, or just come along and join us.

Last updated 15 December 2016