2018 events.  Extra events may be added; later events subject to possible change

 

 

21st February, Wednesday

 

Historical architectural gems of Hertfordshire

Speaker: Lee Prosser, Historic Royal Palaces

 

 

21st March, Wednesday

 

Walking the Lea Valley path

Speaker: Elizabeth Hamilton, CPRE Herts

 

 

25th April, Wednesday

 

AGM followed by a talk:

The future of local papers/media

Speaker: Paul Winspear, Bishop’s Stortford Independent

Followed by discussion with expert panel

 

 

6th June, Wednesday

 

Coach outing to Sudbury, including introduction by Sudbury Society and tour of historic ‘make by hand’ brickyard. Opportunity to visit Gainsborough’s House museum/gallery. Coach leaves from outside Hertford East station 8.45am, return by 6.30pm. Book places with Malcolm Ramsay or, after Easter, Peter and Susan Brown (contact details, see below). Cost £25.

 

 

1st July, Sunday, from 12.30pm

 

Summer party at Roxford, Hertingfordbury, by kind invitation of Linda and David Haysey. Tickets from Malcolm Ramsay or (from May) Peter & Susan Brown (see below).

 

 

1st August, Wednesday

 

Blue plaques walking tour of Hertford. Departing Salisbury Square (by fountain) at 7pm. Pre-booking needed with Malcolm Ramsay, preferably by email (see below). Free to members; others, £4. Guides: Jean Riddell and Geoffrey Rice.

 

 

14 November, Wednesday

 

Recording Hertford’s oral history

Speaker: Peter Ruffles, Oral History Group

 

 

LOCATION  Lectures will take place in the hall of the Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Joseph, St John’s Street, Hertford, SG14 1RX. It is off Railway Street, near Hertford East station.  Non-members are welcome at £2.50.  To avoid possible overcrowding, non-members are requested to advise us of an intention to attend a lecture.

 

TIMES  Refreshments: 7.45pm. Lectures: 8.00pm. Other events are as stated above.  

 

CONTACTS:

 

Malcolm Ramsay: malcolm.ramsay789@btinternet.com; tel 01992 500002 (no ansafone); Dunkirks Farmhouse Southside, Queens Rd, Hertford SG13 8BJ.

 

Peter & Susan Brown: studio@peterandsusanbrown.co.uk; tel 01992 589880; 40 St Andrew St, Hertford SG13 8BJ.  For coach outing and garden party tickets only, as described above