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Newport Local History Group

Chairman Anthony Tuck

Programme of Meetings for 2017


Thursday 26 January: Sean Lang, The Cambridge Bonfires – Girls, Bikes and Lord Kitchener.


Thursday 23 February: Mike Sutherill, World War II Airfields in East Anglia.


Saturday 11 March: Ben Cowell, Some Essex Country Houses and their Owners. This is the annual Philip Morant lecture, sponsored by the Essex Society for Archaeology and History, and it will be a joint meeting of the Local History Group and ESAH. It will be at 2.00 p.m. (Please note the change from the usual day and time for Local History Group meetings.)


Thursday 14 September: Peter Turrall, History of Marconi.


Thursday 26 October: Michael Rimmer, Angel Roofs in East Anglian churches.


Thursday 23 November: Hilary Walker, Living in Saffron Walden in the 18th Century. (The first of two talks, the second of which will be given early in 2018.)


Further details of these talks will be sent to members shortly before each meeting. All meetings except that on 11 March are at 8.00 p.m. in Church House. Admission is £2 to non-members, but free to members. Please contact Anthony Tuck for further information. Telephone 01799 543833.