NEWS (March 2024): Lord Horatio Nelson - 'Britain's Greatest Naval Hero' / Winter Teaser Answer

Lord Horatio Nelson - 'Britain's Greatest Naval Hero'

The next meeting of the Society takes place on Thursday 14th March at 7:30 pm in St. Andrew's Church, Bilston Street, Sedgley. The speaker is Max Keen with his unique take on events in British history.

Max's illustrated talk follows the life of Nelson from his birth in the Norfolk village of Burnham Thorpe to his death on HMS Victory.

The naval victories are well known, Nelson's colourful personal life and complex character less so.

Meet Max in his period costumes as he takes us through this epic story - a 'dramatic' evening not to be missed.

Admission is £2 – exact amount appreciated.

2024 – Winter Teaser Answer

This was a scene in Hurst Hill in February 2009. The recreation ground attracted the usual winter activities.

We asked if you could find the actual location and proper name.

The King George V recreation ground is on the east side of Horace Street, Hurst Hill, Coseley.

The steep slope leads to a grass football pitch.

It became a protected area in 1957 as part of King George's Fields a lasting memorial to King George V. He was Patron of the National Playing Fields Association from 1933 until his death in 1936. In 2008 the Association was renamed Fields in Trust. About 2,900 spaces are protected in perpetuity.

2024 Winter Teaser