Wellingborough & District

Local History

This Group meets on the 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month 2.00 to 4.00. at Wellingborough Museum (The Dulley Room) 12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB. Parking is available in the Castle Theatre car park at NN8 1XA.

Depending on the time of year, and weather permitting, we hope to meet at an outside venue during the summer months.

2021

With Covid restrictions now eased, meetings will re-commence on Tuesday 28 September. However, numbers are limited and booking is essential. The group has reached capacity and is currently taking no new members.

Tuesday 28 September - Michael Brown - 'Gardens in the Age of Chivalry' - Medieval Gardens, their planning and construction.

Tuesday 26 October - Mike Ingram - 'The Hotter Sort of Protestants' - The story of Protestant and Puritan Northamptonshire.

Tuesday 23 November - Roy York - 'The Battle of Waterloo in Irthlingborough' - Archive film from 1913.

2022

The Group is still operating under Covid conditions and booking a place for each meeting remains in place.

Tuesday 25 January - Terry Whenham - 'History of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission'

Tuesday 22 February - Laura Malpas - 'Secret Scandals of Canons Ashby'.

Tuesday 22 March - Ian Addis - 'H.E.Bates - His Northamptonshire Roots'.

Tuesday 26 April - Kate Wills - 'Lena Ashwell's Concerts at the Front'.

Tuesday 24 May - Roy Smart - 'Amy, Wonderful Amy (The Aviator)'.

Tuesday 28 June - TBC

Tuesday 26 July - Neil Lyon - 'History of Wellingborough School'.

For further information about the group please contact the group leader, either through the U3A website or by telephone as shown in the Groups Listing of the In-Touch Newsletter.

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