|When:||the second Tuesday of each month at 10:15am (until noon)|
|Venue:||Village Hall, Liphook|
|Meeting fee:||Members £2, visitors £2.50|
|Group Leaders:||Barrie Watson.|
We are a friendly, informal group sharing a wide ranging interest in people and events that have had an impact on the region in which we live. Meetings typically consist of an illustrated talk, followed by questions and refreshments.We do also have a few outside visits to places of local historical interest.
Note: No meeting in July and August.
LOCAL HISTORY GROUP 2020 Programme
January 14 Haslemere : Places and People – Tim Winter
A look at how our neighbouring town has developed and changed since mid-19th Century using a wealth of photos and old postcards.
February 11 Place Names of East Hants – Adam Carew
A fascinating insight into the place names of towns and villages
March 10 The Hollycombe Steam Collection – Sean Cullen
Traces the history of this local and unique collection of fairground attractions and steam engines.
April 14 Spring Visit: Guided Walk around Farnham’s Historic Centre
May 12 Shulbrede Priory – Ian Russell
How this 13th century Augustinian Priory, on our doorstep, was founded, thrived, and finally foundered in Henry V111’s dissolution of the monasteries.
June 9 Summer Visit: TBA
July + August: Summer Break . No Meeting
September 8 Liphook: Encounters with Celebrity – Barrie Watson
A look at historical characters and celebrities of their time
associated with Liphook over the past 1000 years
October 13 General Meeting and members’ own presentations
November 10 The History of Midhurst – Dave Rudwick
The development of our near-neighbouring town
December No meeting
All Meetings at 10.15 am at the Village Hall, Headley Road, Liphook