Annual programme


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26th Feb

My father's story. Stuart Green, formerly of Stoneleigh and himself a pilot, talked about his father Alan Green's experiences in Bomber Command in WW2. He was shot down and taken to Stalag Luft. Alan (of Coventry's Green's the Chemists) died in 1976 and his ashes are interred at Stoneleigh.

26th Mar

AGM. Heidi Meyer, Master of Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick talked about her work there.

30th Apr

Pete James talked about the Coventry Peace Riots of July 1919. (Brought forward from original June date.)

29th May

(Wednesday) - Trip to the Back to Backs.

25th Jun

Derek Clarke, a guide at Birmingham's Back to Backs, talked about the conversion of the properties by the National Trust. (postponed from April date.)

24th Sep

Sheila Woolf talked about the History of Stoneleigh School, 1710-1976, as part of her book launch "Back to School".

29th Oct

The Coventry Women's Research Group talked about their work and in particular two of the books which they have published: "Redressing the Balance" and "Sent to Coventry".

26th Nov

Anne Langley talked about the Warwick County Asylum, an early reformatory for juveniles.

17th Dec

Christmas Social.

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