Programme Of Talks – Oct 2011 / May 2012

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.

3rd October 2011
A River’s Tale as told by antiquary and collector of Thames Memorabilia, Bob Wells.

7th October 2011
The Tale of the Longford River and the Restoration of the Water Gardens is laid out by Land Use Consultant Richard Flenley.

6th December 2011
The Story of Nonsuch is the subject of this year’s Alan Urwin Memorial Lecture with guest speaker Simon Thurley, Chief Executive English Heritage.

9th January 2012
The theme of the Social Evening is Our First Fifty Years.

6th February 2012
Glimpses of The Naked Ladies of York House Gardens are offered by Gaye Galvin, Service Development Officer, Parks & Open Spaces London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

5th March 2012
Charles Dickens and the Richmond and Twickenham Connection as told by Lucinda Hawksley, author, broadcaster and Great-Great-Great Granddaughter of Dickens.

24th March 2012

32ndWest London History Conference: Home Sweet Home: 30 Years ofWest London’s Housing. Montague Hall,Montague Road, Hounslow. Tickets £8 available only in advance from sponsoring societies or by post from J McNamara,31B Brook RoadSouth, Brentford TW8 ONN. Cheques payable to West London History Conference. Please enclose SAE.

2nd April 2012
Botlhs 50th Anniversary Lecture with Bamber Gascoigne explaining his online local history project, Places in History.

14th May 2012
AGM followed by some Finds from the Foreshore with Yvonne Masson.

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