Local History 2
Although this group is full, there is another group like this that has vacancies
|This group started in April 2013|
Various places of interest
Monthly Third Thursday
Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
Members of Local History Group 2 enjoy talks on Local History topics and visits to places of historical interest within a rough 25 mile radius. It is a very friendly group of people who get together for tea and cakes after each visit.
Local History Programme 2021
19 Jan – Zoom talk by Andy Skinner A History of Southampton in Buildings
16 Feb – Zoom talk by Matt Wingett Portsmouth - A pictorial History
16 March Zoom talk by Sean Cullen– Hollycombe Steam Museum - History and current developments
20 April - Zoom talk by Brian Margetson –Ghosts, Royals and Ferrymen
18 May – Zoom talk by Andy Skinner The Southampton Blitz
15 June- Zoom talk by Neil Littleales “Who the hell is Arthur?”
15 July - A walk and talk on the “History and Wildlife of Hilsea Lines”
19 Aug– Visit to The Elms and a walk around the old village of Bedhampton.
16 Sept- A Guided Walk around Staunton Park
19 Oct Zoom talk by Angela Mukhopadhyay “First Fleet of Convict Ships to Australia from Portsmouth”
16 Nov Zoom Talk by Vivien Morgan on “Cross-dressed to Kill – Women who went to War, Disguised as Men”
14 Dec Christmas Newsletter
NB Zoom talks are open to all Local History Groups.
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Read our Review of our first year by clicking here