BuiltWithNOF
Group Events

Wednesday 14th June 2017. 7.45 pm.

Bodices and Bloomers.
 A presentation by Paul Thompson.

“A hands-on exploration of Victorian fashion
using a selection of original garments to illustrate the basics of
Men's & Women's outer clothing and Women's underclothing
from the latter 20th Century.”

NOTE:-  Evening venue
at
Berkswell Reading Room,
Meriden Road, Berkswell.

 

Wednesday 12th July 2017. 2.00 - 4.00 pm.

An afternoon of recollections of
life in the area.

Admission FREE, refreshments provided, and
non-members are welcome to attend.

Further details to be announced - watch this space!.
Balsall Common Village Hall
Station Road

 

Wednesday 9th August 2017. 7.45 pm

Victorian Warwickshire
through the eyes of a Stereo Photographer.
 An audio visual presentation
by Dr Bob Pryce.

The Warwickshire County Record Office has a large collection of over 600 Warwickshire related stereo cards which are largely Victoria and date from the 1850s.  Dr Bob Pryce and his wife, Jane, have digitised all of these 3D, stereo pair images and the photographs are being restored as far as possible.   
With the old and new photographs of Warwickshire past and present,  some stereo images of Berkswell (1917-1920) will be presented for discussion.

NOTE:-  Evening venue
at
Berkswell Reading Room,
Meriden Road, Berkswell.

 

September 2017

NO Meeting

 

Wednesday 11th October 2017. 7.45 pm.

Berkswell Recollections.
 A talk by Albert Smith.

NOTE:-  Evening venue
at
Berkswell Reading Room,
Meriden Road, Berkswell.

 

Wednesday 8th November 2017. 7.45 pm.

The Christmas Truce.
A presentation by Andrew Hamilton.

This presentation includes the memories of his grandfather
in documenting this famous event.

NOTE:-  Evening venue
at
Berkswell Reading Room,
Meriden Road, Berkswell.

 

Wednesday 13th December 2017. 7.45 pm.

Members Only
Christmas Social Evening

This evening will have seasonal refreshments provided.

NOTE:-  Evening venue
at
Berkswell Reading Room,
Meriden Road, Berkswell.

 

Wednesday 10th January 2018. 2.15 pm.

Berkswell & District History Group
13th Annual General Meeting.

(Members Only)

NOTE:- Winter afternoon venue
Yet to be confirmed at
Balsall Common Village Hall
Station Road