SLHS 2005 / 2006 PROGRAMME

AUTUMN 2005

THURSDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 7:30 pm

"For a Glass of Clean Water"

Trevor Genge - An illustrated talk about the fight to bring a pure supply to the B. C.

THURSDAY 13TH OCTOBER 7:30 pm

16th Andrew Barnett Memorial Lecture

"The Geological and Industrial Past of the Wren's Nest"

Robert Earnshaw, Warden - An illustrated presentation about the UK's first geological National Nature Reserve created in 1956.

THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 7:30 pm

"Dud Dudley - His Life & Times"

John Hemingway, Dudley M. B's Archaeological Officer, is on the trail of Woodsetton's iron smelting pioneer.

WINTER/SPRING 2006

THURSDAY 12TH JANUARY 7:30 pm

"Newspapers, Magazines & Comics"

Members & visitors evening - Everyone is invited to raid the attic for those well thumbed yellowing pages of special events & childhood memories.

THURSDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 7:30 pm

"Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal in Watercolour"

Ray Whitehouse returns to present his latest pictures from the canal side.

Details of Ray's work can be found at his website: www.raymondwhitehouse.co.uk.

WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH 7:30 pm

Please note: change of day and date from original programme.

"Trains & Trams"

Dr Paul Collins shares his passion for rail travel through a slide show.

THURSDAY 11TH MAY 7:30 pm

Annual General Meeting followed by

"The Whitehouse Diaries - A record of Ironmasters & Benefactors"

Lorna Stevens and Trevor Genge have researched an influential Manor family.

THURSDAY 8TH JUNE 7:30 pm [Meeting place & details of walk to be announced]

Evening Walk "Discovering Lower Ettingshall "

Trevor Genge - More surprises in the Manor's largest village.

VENUE AND FURTHER DETAILS

Unless otherwise stated all talks take place in St. Andrew's Church, Bilston Street, Sedgley in the main church building. Visitors are always welcome.

Yearly membership of the Society is just 4 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.