Discussion Group Special: Local History Question Time

Discussion Group Special: Local History Question Time

Wednesday 4th December, 7:30pm, Library Meeting Room

This Discussion Group session will be a little bit different to usual as it’s:

Local History Question Time (sort of Gardener’s Question Time meets Antiques Roadshow)

Our panel for the evening will be:

Roy Canham, former Country Archaeologist for...

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Discussion Group: Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt and the Peterloo Massacre

Discussion Group: Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt and the Peterloo Massacre

Wednesday 2nd October, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

This year is the bicentenary of a peaceful protest that ended in violence at St Peter’s Field in Manchester. So, for October’s Discussion Group session, Derrick Hunt will be talking about Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt and the Peterloo Massacre.

Do come along to find out...

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Discussion Group: Interactive Historic Landscapes

Discussion Group: Interactive Historic Landscapes

Wednesday 4th September, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

September’s Discussion Group topic will be Interactive Historic Landscapes presented by Roy Canham and Ritchie Brown. This is an exciting new project which will allow us to create 3D representations and interpretations of the landscape through time, based on LIDAR, aerial...

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Discussion Group: The Memorial Baths

Discussion Group: The Memorial Baths

Wednesday 3rd July, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In this Discussion Group session, Kate Turnbull will be talking about the Memorial Baths (the old public baths) that stood on the site occupied now by the Museum.  Hopefully a number of you have memories of the baths that you can share at this session too. Discussion Group covers a wide range...

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Discussion Group: A Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford

Discussion Group: A Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford

Wednesday 1st May, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In this Discussion Group session, our Hon. Curator, Roger Clark, will be taking us on a (virtual) Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford.  Many of you will know that Roger wrote our Museum booklet “Lost Pubs of Bradford on Avon“, but that was published a few years ago now, and there have been...

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Discussion Group: Stately Homes in Miniature – an introduction to Wiltshire gate lodges

Discussion Group: Stately Homes in Miniature – an introduction to Wiltshire gate lodges

Wednesday 3rd April, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

Gate lodges are amongst the most attractive of all small buildings, yet little known about. James Holden, who has recently had published a book on Wiltshire’s lodges, will illustrate their development, their place in Wiltshire history, and the wide range of architectural styles which has produced buildings...

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Discussion Group: List of Talks for 2019

Discussion Group: List of Talks for 2019

Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a session yet, do try it out.

The meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room, and are FREE to members (please remember to bring along your Museum membership card!).  Non-members can attend one session before being asked to join.  If you...

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Museum AGM 2019

Museum AGM 2019

The Museum’s Annual General Meeting for 2019 will take place on Thursday 14th March at 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room.  All are welcome.

Links to the Minutes of the 2018 AGM and to the Agenda for the 2019 AGM are given below:

Minutes of the Museum Society AGM 2018 Agenda of the Museum Society AGM...

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