SLHS 2003 / 2004 PROGRAMME



14th Andrew Barnett Memorial Lecture

"The changing face of Dudley & Sedgley"

John Hemingway the Archaeological Officer of Dudley M. B. gives an insight into landscape change and mapping techniques.

THURSDAY 9th OCTOBER - 7:45 pm

"Our local Buses on Film!"

A unique record, on cine-film, of Wolverhampton's public transport described by John Hughes.

THURSDAY 13th NOVEMBER - 7:45 pm

"Our local scene in Watercolour"

Ray Whitehouse gives us a watercolour artist's impressions of canals & their surroundings.

Details of Ray's work can be found at his website:


THURSDAY 8th JANUARY - 7:45 pm

"Our School Days"

A members evening where everyone is invited to bring along books, artefacts and memorabilia. Even show a picture or just share a memory of your time in class.

THURSDAY 12th FEBRUARY - 7:45 pm

"Churches, Chapels & Pubs"

An illustrated journey around well remembered buildings of our locality with Jenny Hill.

THURSDAY 11th MARCH - 7:45 pm

"A day with 'Time Team'"

Trevor Genge with an illustrated presentation recalling Channel 4's National 'Big Dig Week' & our Chairman's local experience with the team.

THURSDAY 13th MAY - 7:45 pm

Annual General Meeting followed by

"Visit SLHS's Web Site"

George Blackham describes the Society's first year on the Web - history in the making.

THURSDAY 10th JUNE - 7:30 pm

Evening Walk - "Lower Gornal Village to 'The Wood'"

An evening walk led by Trevor Genge. The walk will begin from Five Ways, [Summer Lane & Church Street junction], and start at 7:30 pm prompt.


Unless otherwise stated all talks take place in Room 3, St. Andrew's Church, Bilston Street, Sedgley. Visitors are always welcome.

Yearly membership of the Society is just 3 including free admission to all talks, if attending just an individual talk a contribution of 1 helps us in our work.

Don't hesitate to drop us an e-mail if you've any questions.