GWHS MEETINGS
Since 1 October
2017

OUR MEETING VENUE IS:

THE HALL, WIGSTON COLLEGE

STATION ROAD, WIGSTON LE18 2DS

(See Map Below)

 
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
 
PLEASE NOTE NEW TIMES
FOR ALL MEETINGS:
DOORS OPEN AT 6.45PM, MEETINGS START AT 7.15PM
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WEDNESDAY 17 NOVEMBER
LIFE IN THE SIGNAL BOXES OF WIGSTON JUNCTION
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
by JOHN STEVENSON
 
WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER
CHRISTMAS PARTY & QUIZ, WITH NIBBLES & DRINKS
PLUS “CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS” TALK
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
by VIRGINIA WRIGHT
 
MEETINGS FOR 2022
 
WEDNESDAY 19 JANUARY
WITCHCRAFT IN 17TH CENTURY LEICESTERSHIRE
by DR LEN HOLDEN
 
WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING FOLLOWED BY:
SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS AND BLUE PLAQUES PART 2
by  PETER COUSINS
 
WEDNESDAY 16 MARCH
WILLIAM FLINT – LEICESTER ARCHITECT
by MARK MITCHLEY
 
WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL
A STORM IN A TEASHOP: THE WAITRESSES’ STRIKE OF 1908
by DR ANN FEATHERSTONE
 
WEDNESDAY 18 MAY
THE HISTORY OF MILESTONES
by HELEN CRABTREE
 
WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE
GUIDED TOUR OF LUTTERWORTH CHURCH FOLLOWED BY
A WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC LUTTERWORTH
 
JULY NO MEETING
 
WEDNESDAY  17 AUGUST
GUIDED TOUR OF LAMPORT HALL AND VISIT TO THE GARDENS
FOLLOWED BY AFTERNOON TEA
 
WEDNESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
IN SEARCH OF DANIEL LAMBERT
By PHILIPPA MASSEY
 
WEDNESDAY 26 OCTOBER
THE MAGIC OF RADIO
by BRIDGET BLAIR
 
WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER
FOXTON LOCKS AND INCLINED PLANE
by MARY MATTS
 
WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER
*CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA “CHRISTMAS CRACKERS”
by THE MARKET HARBOROUGH SINGING GROUP
WITH NIBBLES & DRINKS
 
*Our Christmas Party for members and visitors will be £3.00 per person yes on the night towards the refreshments.
 
 
All talks (except 14 December) are illustrated with PowerPoint and pictures