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THE WORKSOP ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND LOCAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY

President:

Chairman: Malcolm Dolby         Vice: Chairman  Bob Evens

Treasurer: Margaret Barlow      Secretary: Richard Allsopp

Assistant Treasurer: vacant       Fixture Secretary: vacant 

Web Address :- www.walhs.co.uk

e-mail :- richardallsopp42@aol.com

PROGRAMME  : SPRING-SUMMER 2019

Meetings are held at the Station Hotel  Carlton Road  Worksop at 7.30pm

 28th March:   The Vikings – Pat McLaughlin          A new talk from this popular speaker in which he charts the Vikings from their homelands to their presence in Britain.

25th April:   The Worksop we have lost          A Powerpoint presentation taken from the extensive collection of photographs compiled by our late President Michael Jackson to illustrate the buildings in the town which have since disappeared or have been altered, sometimes beyond recognition.

23rd May:  The Victorian and Edwardian buildings of Worksop – Michael Tagg    This presentation by Bassetlaw District Council’s Conservation Officer, will shed light on to the town’s 19th and early 20th century buildings and the people who built them.

27th June:  Rockingham Pottery and Porcelain – The Leader Brothers   This new presentation by experts in their field tells the story of this pottery and porcelain factory situated at Swinton in south Yorkshire and illustrates some of the products of the Rockingham Works, suppliers of pottery to Royalty and nobility.

There will be no meetings in July and August but if there is sufficient interest a summer visit may be arranged.

The first meeting in Autumn is:-

26th September:  AGM followed by North Nottinghamshire from the air – Malcolm Dolby  This presentation given by the Society’s Chairman will show a selection of images of local places taken by him during many flights over the last 25 years.

   

Meetings and visits are subject to alteration and amendment from time to time

Visitors welcome unless stated otherwise

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