Programme Of Talks – Oct 2004 / May 2005

Meetings consist of a programme of illustrated talks by guest speakers, which are held on the first Monday of each month from October to May at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street, Twickenham at 8pm.

Meetings are held at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street, Twickenham, at 8pm on the first Monday of each month from October to May, and take the form of an illustrated lecture by a guest speaker. Guests and non-members are welcome (there is a small charge). For further information please contact The Acting Secretary, Borough of Twickenham Local History Society, 75 Radnor Road, Twickenham, Middx., TW1 4NB.

4th October 2004
Mary Elizabeth Braddon – a Victorian novelist of Richmond by Carolyn Bloore of the Richmond Museum.

1st November 2004
Eadweard Muybridge – Pioneer of The Moving Picture by Paul Hill, author and curator of the Kingston Museum.

6th December 2004
The Allan Urwin Memorial Lecture: The Secret History of Hampton Court by Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive, English Heritage.

10th January 2005
New Year Party, Social and Quiz. Theme: The River Thames.

7th February 2005
The Destroyers of Chiswick by Peter Downes, President of the West London Postcard Club.

7th March 2005
Dr Johnson’s House by Natasha McEnroe, curator.

4th April 2005
Mr Lawrence’s Golden Age of Thames Finds by Jon Cotton, Museum of London.

9th May 2005
AGM followed by a short talk: The Time Team Big Dig in Whitton by Ed Harris (BOTLHS).

28th May 2005
Visit to Dr Johnson’s House.

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