North Watford History Group

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2020 Programme

  • Sat 8 Feb 2020

    10:30am
    Leavesden Road Baptist Church

    AGM

    A review of the past year, plans for the year ahead, and election of the committee.

    Film

    The Co-op has long held a presence in North Watford. After the AGM business we will show the film "The Rochdale Pioneers". This film illustrates the foundation and early days of the Co-op in Rochdale.

  • Sat 4 Apr 2020

    10:15am
    Leavesden Road Baptist Church

    Please note the change of time and date.
    This meeting has been brought forward to avoid Easter weekend and has an earlier start time.

    "My life as a museum curator"

    Sarah Priestly, from Watford Museum, will give a talk about her experiences at the museum. This talk is certain to give an insight into what happens behind the scenes to obtain and care for artifacts and the museum work.

  • Sat 6 Jun 2020

    10:30am
    Leavesden Road Baptist Church

    Please note the change of date.
    This meeting has been brought forward to accommodate venue availability.

    "Jack the Ripper - the Watford connection"

    The character of Jack the Ripper is associated with a series of murders and mutilations around the Whitechapel area of in 1888. Trevor Spinnage will give a talk sharing his research on the subject and how our local area was linked to the events in East London.

  • Sat 8 Aug 2020

    10:30am
    The Scroll (formerly North Watford Methodist Church)

    Please note the change of venue.

    "Hidden heriones of Hertfordshire"

    Janet Golding returns with a follow up to her talk from last year. This time she focuses on notable women from Hertfordshire.

  • Sat 10 Oct 2020

    10:30am
    Venue TBA

    The venue for this meeting will be announced nearer to the date.

    "Fruit growing in Hertfordshire"

    Anybody looking at our area or the wider town will be familiar with building developement and demand for housing. It wasn't always so - Hertfordshire has a farming heritage. Is this only in the past or does it continue today? In his talk, John Hopkins will tell us more.

  • Sat 12 Dec 2020

    10:30am
    Venue TBA

    The venue for this meeting will be announced nearer to the date.

    Christmas social

    An informal meeting offering a chance to see our research archive.

    [Added by Glen: 7:14pm 6 Feb 2020]
    [Updated by Glen: 9:52am 7 Feb 2020]

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