WOLLATON HISTORICAL & CONSERVATION SOCIETY
Updated Otober 2021
ZOOM MEETINGS 2021/22
Please note that these meetings are intended for members only
Please see "Members" page if you would like to join
These will be updates of the Chairman’s Lockdown Talks on different aspects of Wollaton’s History. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, September to November and January to April inclusive at 7.30pm. Members will be sent a Zoom invite a week before.
14th September: FROM VILLAGE TO SUBURBIA: 1925 to 1960.
12th October: THE MOVING CADAVERS OF ST LEONARD’S.
9th November: THE HALL; From palace to stately home to Museum.
11th January: THE PARK: Its story over the last 500 years.
8th February: THE COLLIERIES and Balloon Wood.
8th March: THE CANAL AND MARTINS POND.
12th April: THE WALLED GARDEN 1783 to today.
SPEAKER PROGRAMME 2021/2022
Free for members, visitors £2
Assuming indoor meetings will be allowed and it is safe to do so, from September 22nd indoor meetings will be held at St Leonard's Community Centre, starting 7.30pm.
September 22nd 2021 - Gareth Howell - The Witch Trials of England
Superstition and Science- Who were the Victims, Why were they chosen?
October 27th 2021 - John Whitfield - Nottingham’s Industrial Heritage
A presentation on the Varied Industrial World of Nottingham Manufacturing Companies.
November 24th 2021 - Mike Kelley - The Sudan
Mike spent 8 years in the Sudan, He will talk of its people, its Britsh Connection and its wealth of history when the Sudanese Pharaoh’s ruled Egypt.
January 26th 2022 - Bob Massey - Lady Horsemen of the Road
The story of the Female Highway men and Footpads
February 23rd 2022 - James Wright - Historic Graffiti
An introduction into the Hidden story of hopes,fears and desires of a nation.
March 23rd 2022 - Graham Hayes - The Da Vinci Inventions
Some of Da Vinci ‘s Mechanical Marvels Illustrated.
April 27th 2022 - Robert Mee - A Derbyshire Railway Outing
A Railway Tour using a 1920’s Timetable.
Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society does not accept liability for any accident, loss or damage to members or visitors during its advertised activities