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Local History 2

This group is SUSPENDED, but may arrange the occasional meeting, but is unlikely to get back to normal until restrictions are lifted

Although this group is full, there is another group like this that has vacancies

This group started in April 2013


Various places of interest

Meeting Time

Monthly Third Thursday
2pm - 4pm

Group Co-ordinator

Mary Reed

Contact Via:

Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
023 9217 9298
Or email via our contacts page

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 2 Programme for 2020

16 Jan - “If Walls had Ears: Southampton’s Medieval Defences”- Talk by Andy Skinner

20 Feb - The History of Staunton Park - Talk by Steve Jones and Katrina Foxton

19 Mar - Hollycombe – Its history and current developments - Talk by Sean Cullen.

16 Apr - A Walk and Talk on the History and Wildlife of Hilsea Lines

21 May - Guided Tour of Eling Tide Mill

18 Jun - Guided Walk around Staunton Park

16 Jul - Guided Tour of the Hospital of St Cross

20 Aug - Guided Walk and Talk around Old Bedhampton and The Elms

17 Sep - A Walk and Talk around Bishops Waltham (NB starts at 10.30am)

15 Oct - TBC

19 Nov - “Factory at War” – A talk by Philip MacDougall.

17 Dec - Christmas Celebration

See photos and reviews of our events by clicking a year








Read our Review of our first year by clicking here