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History Society Meetings

 

Meetings are held in the Village Hall

on the third Thursday of the month starting at 7.30pm.

 

Each month a variety of exhibits are on display for members and visitors to view.

 

 

Annual membership of the Brixworth History Society is £12

 

 

Visitors are welcome at all meetings. The visitor's charge is £3.

 

The Programme of Talks for 2017 is:-

 

Thursday January 19th           Annual General Meeting

 

Thursday February 16th       Percy Pilcher - another Icarus

                                                   - Roy Smart

Thursday March 16th            The Lost church of St Denys

                                                   - Phil Morris

Thursday April 20th              John of Gaunt

                                                   - Mike Ingram

Thursday May 18th                Coaches, Carriages and Canals

                                                  - Ruth Thomas

                               

Thursday September 21st   Our Industrial Heritage

                                                   - Peter Perkins

Thursday October 19th        The History of Christian Names

                                                   - Susan Walker

Thursday November 16th     19th Century Magistrates

                                                   - Drew Gray

Thursday December 14th      Christmas Social Evening

 

Committee

 

 Chair : Heather Parr

 Secretary: Dennis Coles

 Treasurer: Jocelyn Parsons

 Archivists: Pauline Kirton and

               Deni Willis

 

 Rachel Penn

 Sue Mallard

 John Wardell

 Rosemary Hardie

 Marian Coleman

 Libby Bowers

 

For general enquiries or enquiries about meetings please contact either the chair or secretary of our society.

 

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Themed displays of the society’s photographs are arranged each year in All Saints’ Church Heritage Centre,Church Street, Brixworth.

 

The 2016 exhibition is

Brixworth Then and Now.

 

It features old pictures of locations in and around the village with current day photographs of the same locations.

 

The exhibition will be open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from May to September

between 2:30 & 5pm

 

 

Light refreshments are available.