Programme Of Talks – Oct 2008 / May 2009

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.

6th October 2008
Ancestor detective George Smith investigates our Victorian Ancestors.

3rd November 2008
Anna Chalcroft of the Strawberry Hill Trust brings us up to date on The Restoration of Strawberry Hill.

1st December 2008
Tracey Borman of English Heritage and author looks at the life and times of Henrietta Howard at Marble Hill.

5th January 2009
New Year Party, Social and Quiz on the theme of Memories.

2nd February 2009
Brett Dolman of Historic Royal Palaces introduces us to The Young Henry VIII.

2nd March 2009
The History, Flora and Fauna of Richmond Park is the chosen subject of Douglas Reynolds JP., Vice President of the Friends of Richmond Park.

6th April 2009
Dr Samuel Johnson – A Tercentenary Celebrated by Dr David Allen (Botlhs and RSA)

11th May 2009
Annual General Meeting followed by Birket’s Brook: A Small River Journey by Ed Harris (Botlhs).

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