Skip to content

2021 Programme

 

2021 programme – our tenth anniversary year!

 

(The first two talks will definitely be delivered via Zoom. Later talks are subject to change)

 

  • January 26 – Bill Crofts. This strictly non-technical talk will describe The University of Warwick’s 4th satellite mission, WUSAT-3, (conceived in Stoneleigh!). Its objective is to test a novel method of monitoring tagged wildlife from Space.
  • February 23 – Jill Kashi – a guide at Baddesley Clinton. “The Little Maids and the Wandering Butler.” Life in domestic service at Baddesley Clinton from the 1880s to 1923.
  • March 30 – AGM and Derek Clarke  “Repairs and Conservation at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.” Should a Zoom be necessary this talk will be replaced, details to be confirmed.
  • April 27 – Peter Walters will talk about his current project, an historical layering of maps of Coventry.
  • May – trip to Maxstoke Castle (provisional)
  • June 29 – Georgie Hale will talk about her experience of being shipwrecked in the Antarctic.
  • No meetings in July/August
  • September – date to be confirmed: a grand show, in conjunction with the Stoneleigh Male Voice Choir and the Stoneleigh Ladies Choir, celebrating a thousand years of Stoneleigh History.
  • September 28 – David Morse. The Warwickshire Home Guard of WW2.
  • October 26 – Dr Richard Churchley. Old pubs and lost hostelries – their history, strange names and stories.
  • November 30 TBA, but probably a celebration of our decade of existence.