Higham and Rushden

History Group





NEWS FLASH

History Group Restarting 2pm - 4pm Thursday 2 September 2021 at the Masonic Hall, Wellingborough Road, Rushden NN10 9YHJ



Why not have a quick detour to have a look at our group's photo gallery showing pictures from some of our interesting previous trips, or click here to see Ron Smith's video compilation of many of the images (which will open in a new tab).

WELCOME TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HISTORY GROUP

We are pleased to announce that the History Group monthly meetings will restart on Thursday 2 September 2021 at 2pm until 4pm and will continue every month on the 1st Thursday of the month at the same time. The only change will be the meeting place as we are moving to the Masonic Hall, Wellingborough Road, Rushden NN10 9YJ as from the 2 September (this will all be subject to the Government Covid-19 roadmap). Drive through the gates, free private parking.

PROGRAMME FOR SPEAKERS SEPT 2021 – APRIL 2022

Date Topic Speaker
2 September 2021 Yeldon Castle, Motte & Bailey Gillian Nursaw-Smith
7 October 2021 Pickwick Cams Scrapbook 1838 Mike Petty
4 November 2021 The Rushden Railway & Sheds John Holdom-Eyles
2 December 2021 Our School Days Linda Walker
6 January 2022 American Connection Mike Ingram
3 February 2022 The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 Stuart Orme
3 March 2022 Funny Folk, Folk Law & Folk Tales Geoff Harris
7 April 2022 D Day & the Normandy aftermath Richard Gibbons

★ If any of you would like to give a talk on anything historical, please let us know as we would be delighted for you to take to the floor at one of our monthly meetings.
★ If you have any interesting photos you have taken at Historic places please send them to us and we can display them at our monthly group meetings.
All u3a members are very welcome to join the Higham and Rushden u3a History Group.

Sylvia Wright and Gillian Nursaw-Smith: Joint Group Leaders.
Contact Sylvia on sylwr9@gmail.com or via the Contact page.
Contact Gillian Nursaw-Smith on g.nursaw-smith@sky.com or via the Contact page.


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