Since the Group was set up twelve years ago, we have studied the Eighteenth Century & Age of Enlightenment, the period 1484-1688, the Tudors & Stuarts; we then had two years ‘off-piste’ with free choice of subjects, and for the last three years, the period 1066-1485.
Each member of the group chooses a topic within the overall theme and presents their findings to the group. In addition, at each meeting we have a ‘5 minute entree’ when a member talks about a subject of their choice.
We never cease to be amazed at what we don’t know!
We have an annual visit when partners and friends join us.
Our December meeting culminates in a Christmas meal.
We meet at the coordinator’s home (except in December).
In 2020, we have made a huge leap in time and our focus is The Victorian Era, 1837- 1901.
|January||Around the World in Victorian Times|
|February||2 Victorian Novelists|
|March||The Life & Times of William Gladstone|
|April||Victorian Religious Reforms|
|May||Isambard Kingdom Brunel|
|August||Joseph & Sarah Paxton|
|September||The Battle of Rourke’s Drift|
|October||A Victorian Artist|
|November||Lytton Strachey’s ’Eminent Victorians’|
You can contact the History Group 1 coordinator, Janet Pidgeon, by e-mail, or by telephone on 01629 824912.
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