Programme Of Talks – Oct 2007 / May 2008

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.

1 October 2007
The Story of Sunbury. Colin Squire (President of Sunbury & Shepperton LHS).

5 November 2007
20th Century Ham and the Dysart’s Legacy. Victoria Bradley (Manager National Trust House & Collections: Ham House).

3 December 2007
The Alan Urwin Memorial Lecture: Turner and Twickenham. Catherine Parry-Wingfield.

7 January 2008
New Year’s Eve Party, Social Evening & Quiz. Theme: Music

4 February 2008
Behind the Scenes with the National Trust. Andrew McElwee (Manager NT Property Polesden Lacy Ret.)

3 March 2008
The Gardens of Hampton Court. Dr Todd Longstaffe-Gowen (English Heritage)

7 April 2008
Charles Hamilton and the Creation of Painshill Park. Barry Hylton Davies (Painshill Park Guide)

12 May 2008
A.G.M followed by a short talk: London Clay: Brian Louis Pearce (1933-2006). An appreciation of his eye for history by Dr David Allen.

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