Programme - Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead & District Local History Society
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Programme
All events take place at 7:30pm in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead unless otherwise stated
Our programme may change at short notice due to circumstances outside our control

May 2024
16th
Supplying Edward III's armies: the experience of Essex c.1337
Neil Wiffen returns to share a stimulating study of the local impact of national events during the Hundred Years War, focusing on the requisitioning of supplies and showing who in Essex provided what the king demanded.  
June 2024
13th
Visit - A History Walk of Colchester
Our walk will start at 10.30am on Thursday 13th June, hosted by Kate Beale. The cost will be £10 per person.
July 2024
24th
Visit - A Tour of Bocking Windmill
Our tour is scheduled for Wednesday 24th July at 2.30pm. The cost will be £5 per person.
September 2024
19th
Kitty Marshall - Mrs. Pankhurst's Bodyguard
A talk by Emelyne Godfrey, author of 'Mrs Pankhurst's Bodyguard: On the trail of 'Kitty' Marshall and the Met Police 'Cats''.
October 2024
17th
The Roaring Twenties
Frances Saltmarsh returns to give us another talk, this time focusing on the roaring twenties a time when we lost our waists and raised our hems! A time of very great change after WWI, when young girls had a whole new set of rules and an economic freedom not experienced before.
November 2024
21st
The Courtaulds/Sanderson Ancestral Range
Our very own John Miners will be delivering a talk on the Courtaulds/Sanderson Ancestral Range, the company's short lived foray into the world of interior textiles launched in the early 1950s.
December 2024
12th
Our Traditional Christmas Gathering
Another delve into the societies archives presented by our President, Malcolm Root.
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