Higham and Rushden

History Group


Monday 28 March 2022 Trip to Lincoln Castle, guided tour of the inner bailey, see the Magna Carta, visit the Victorian Prison, walk along the battlements of the mighty curtain wall, price T.B.A.

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).

★ 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.

Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday monthly at the Masonic Hall, Wellingborough Road, Rushden NN10 9YJ


☛ 2pm Meeting starts with introductions and any News
☛ 2.15pm Talk from a prominent speaker
☛ 3.20pm Tea/Coffee and socialising
☛ 4pm Meeting ends

Date Topic Speaker
4 November 2021 Wonderful Wellingborough Women Jon-Paul Carr
2 December 2021 Our School Days Linda Walker
6 January 2022 Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth 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

Date Destination  
Monday 28 March 2022 Lincoln Castle
Monday 25 April 2022 Huntingdon Museum & Ely

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

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