Talks and visits

PROGRAMME JULY 2019 – FEBRUARY 2020

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Thursday 18 July 11am

Secret Rivers Exhibition

at Museum of London Docklands Hertsmere Road E14 4AL

 

Thursday 15 August 11am

A Walk in Morden Park

Led by Arboricultural Manager Dave Lofthouse looking at the trees and biodiversity of the Park and Peter Hopkins looking at historic aspects of the area.

Meet at the Register Office (Morden Park House)

 

Thursday 12 September 11am

Visit to Post Office Museum

Our group must pre-book at £13.50 each, including the Mail Rail ride, with no refunds.
Payment must be made when booking. Contact Bea on mhs@mertonhistoricalsociety.org.uk

 

Saturday 12 October 2.30pm at St James’ Church Hall, Merton

‘Secret Rivers’

An illustrated talk by art historian Thomas Ardill, of the Museum of London

 

Saturday 9 November 2.30pm at St James’ Church Hall, Merton

Annual General Meeting, followed by

‘Merton Park Film Studios’, an illustrated talk by well-known local historian Clive Whichelow

 

Saturday 14 December 2.30pm at St James’ Church Hall, Merton

‘The Story of the Huguenots’

An illustrated talk by historian and author Joyce Hampton

 

Saturday 11 January 2020 2.30pm at St James’ Church Hall, Merton

‘Members Meeting’

Short talks by various members

 

Saturday 8 February 2.30pm at St James’ Church Hall, Merton

‘History of Croydon Airport’

An illustrated talk by local historian

 

 

Note also Workshops at Wandle Industrial Museum, London Road
2.30pm on Friday 2 August 2019. All Members are welcome

 

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