Programme 2006-7

 

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The Society's meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Wilmot Street Community Centre. All start at 7.30pm (the December Meeting commences at 7.00pm).

(To get to the Wilmot Street Community Centre, in the centre of Heanor, turn onto Wilmot Street at the side of the Market Place , directly opposite the Market Hotel; after passing the first junction (with Mundy Street) there is a car park on your right, and the Community Centre is adjacent to that.)

You don't have to be a member of the Society to attend our meetings -
 visitors are always welcome.
Non-members are invited to contribute a donation
to the Society at their discretion.

The programme for 2006-7 has a wide variety of topics, covering not only the immediate area, but branching out into Nottingham and the also further into Derbyshire.

Tuesday 12 September 2006
"Who was Mrs. Williamson?"
A biographical detective story presented by John Titford, author of the "Ey Up Me Duck" series of books.

Tuesday 10 October 2006
The Chesterfield to Derby Turnpike Road
An illustrated talk by Howard Smith on one of the turnpikes which ran only a few miles away from Heanor.

Tuesday 14 November 2006
The Fryars of Denby
Jill Sparrow
looks at the Fryar family who played an important role in the development of the coal industry in the area.

Tuesday 12 December 2006
History Beneath our Feet
Stephen Flinders
, of the Ilkeston and District Local History Society, reports on the archaeological dig at Ilkeston's old vicarage.

Tuesday 9 January 2007
Derbyshire Bridges
An illustrated talk by Keith Blood, looking at bridges throughout the county.

Tuesday 13 February 2007
The C9
A nostalgic trip with Brian Key along the Midland General bus route from Alfreton to Hucknall.

Tuesday 13 March 2007
The City - Nottingham beneath your Feet.
Margaret Harrison
looks at the famous caves of Nottingham.

Thursday 29 March 2007 (new date)
The C9
A nostalgic trip with Brian Key along the Midland General bus route from Alfreton to Hucknall.

Tuesday 10 April 2007
Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk by Neville Sharpe on the Derbyshire County Show.

Tuesday 8 May 2007
Visit to the Broadmarsh Caves, Nottingham, to fit in with our March meeting.
(The original plan to visit the Bridlesmith Caves has had to be changed due to circumstances beyond the Society's control.)

Tuesday 12 June 2007
A local visit to Morley Church, including the Bateman Mausoleum, which is rarely opened to the public.


A stone-lined gutter found during an excavation at Ilkeston in 2002 - December's talk will explain all!


The Apothecary's Cave, at Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham. Don't miss March's talk and May's visit.


Morley Church and the Mausoleum - June's visit will explain these local historical features.

 

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