Talks and visits

PROGRAMME 2022-2023

SUMMER VISITS

Booking essential – email mhs@mertonhistoricalsociety.org.uk

Friday 15 July 
A Walk on Mitcham Common – with Melanie Nunzet

THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE HIGH TEMPERATURES FORECASTED!

Thursday 11 August at 10.30am
A visit to The Reform Club, 104-105 Pall Mall, London SW1 5EW.
The visit is £15 per person.
There is a Dress Code for this visit: Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts, no jeans or trainers. Jackets are not required in August. Ladies are required to dress with similar formality.

Thursday 8 September at 10.30am
A Talk by Margaret Smart at 29 Murray Road, London SW19 4PD
William Morris, the Arts and Crafts Movement and the Architecture Thereof
Possibly £5 per person (Fees to the National Trust)
Please use the side entrance and go through to the garden
(Coffee/tea and biscuits offered. Information panels indoors)

Talks at St James’s church hall restart in October.

8 October 2022

Michael Norman-Smith: ‘Wimbledon Common – how it was saved and the tracing of the descendants of those involved 150 years later’.

12 November 2022

AGM and Members talks

10 December

Roger Squires: ‘London Bridge over the River Thames’

14 January 2023

Adrian Waddingham: ‘Breakspear, the English Pope’

11 February

Edward Legon: ‘Anthony Sadler and the goings-on in Mitcham Parish’

11 March

Richard Smart: ‘The Salvation Army history in Merton’

Visitors are welcome to attend our talks.

You might also be interested in what other local history organisations are doing

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