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We have now finished our visits for 2019, and have finalised the series of talks for the remaining months of the year.
Full details of the programme to December is shown below and as always, do not forget that if you have an idea for a speaker, please contact Glynn White at email@example.com.
Colin Oakes will give a talk on ‘Chesham – Boots, Brushes, Booze and Baptists’. For those of you that have not heard Colin speak before, he is an excellent and amusing speaker.
Meeting is in the WT Chapel Room from 10:30 – 12:30am. Entrance will be £3.
Glynn White will give a talk entitled ‘The Public Houses and Alehouses of Weston Turville until 1918’.
The talk will cover not only their location in the village but also their owners/tenants and some of the occupations that the landlords/ladies also had.
Meeting is in the WT Chapel Room from 10.30 – 12.30pm. Entrance fee will be free.
Bob Keating will be giving a talk entitled: ‘The Rothschilds and the building of Waddesdon’. Many of us have been to Waddesdon and it will be interesting to hear more about the Rothschilds and why Waddesdon Manor was built and much of the history behind it.
Meeting is in the WT Chapel Room from 10:30 – 12:30pm. Entrance will be £3.
The 2020 Diaries are now available to order at a cost of £3.25 each.
If you wish to purchase one (or more!), please place your order with Jenny Hunt (Secretary), no later than the general meeting on 24th October.
Your payment will be required with your order. Delivery should be in November/ December. Please contact Jenny Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 07831 241877
The next garden visit on the afternoon of 19th September is to The Grange at Chalgrove, Oxfordshire. The owner tells us that her garden is featuring in the September issue of The English Garden magazine. There are still spaces available. The cost is £8.00 which includes garden entry, tea or coffee and cake. This NGS Garden is open just for our group.
The 2019 Christmas lunch is taking place on Thursday 12th December at Pendley Manor Hotel, Tring. Full details are here.
We are in the process of organising a Curling experience at The English National Curling Centre at Fenton’s Rink near Tunbridge Wells on Thursday 10th October. Event details are attached.