Talks and visits

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Our programme of indoor talks has restarted:

Saturday 14 October at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘The Wandle Portrayed’
A talk by Alison Cousins of the Wandle Industrial Museum & MHS member

Saturday 11 November at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
AGM followed by short talks by members

Saturday 9 December at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘The History of Wandsworth Prison’
A talk by Stewart McLaughlin, historian and curator of the prison museum & MHS member

Saturday 13 January 2024 at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘Jane Morris – the Pre-Raphaelite Muse’
A talk by John Hawks of Merton Priory Trust (Note change of advertised topic of this talk)

Saturday 10 February at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘Papermaking along the Wandle’ 
A talk by John Sheridan of the Wandle Industrial Museum

Saturday 9 March at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘Sports along the Wandle’ 

A talk by Mick Taylor of the Wandle Industrial Museum

Saturday 13 April at 2.30pm at St James’s Church Hall, Martin Way SM4 4AW
‘The Richest of the Rich: Richard Thornton of Cannon Hill’ 

A talk by Sarah Gould, Merton Heritage Officer

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