Annual programme


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26th Jan

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.

23rd Feb

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.

23rd Mar

AGM and change of programme: Peter James will talk on "The Girl who invaded America". Born in Foleshill in 1862, the heroine of the story was the daughter of a silk weaver. She sailed to Philadelphia aged just seventeen... what happened next?

27th Apr

Peter Walters will talk about his current project, an historical layering of maps of Coventry for the interactive website Coventry Atlas.

25th May

The outing to Maxstoke Castle being postponed, Sheila Woolf will talk on "Philip Larkin and Coventry."

29th Jun

Georgie Hale will talk about her experience of being shipwrecked in the Antarctic. (Cancelled)

24th Sep

A grand show, in conjunction with the Stoneleigh Male Voice Choir, celebrating a thousand years of Stoneleigh History.

28th Sep

David Morse. The Warwickshire Home Guard of WW2.

26th Oct

Dr. Richard Churchley. Old pubs and lost hostelries - their history, strange names and stories.

30th Nov

A celebration of our decade of existence.

14th Dec

Christmas Social.

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