Our Programme 2019

Our Programme 2019

March 5th 

Famous Men & Women Buried in Arnos Vale Cemetery.

by Carla Contractor.

There are now many members and visitors at this present time, who would not have heard this subject, because  it was so interesting we thought it time to invite Carla back to repeat her talk that she gave in 2011.

April 2nd 

The Early Avon Valley Copper & Brass Industry 1600-1740. 

A Speaker from the Saltford Brassmill.

May 7th

Reforming Bristol Women.

by Mark Steeds.

When Mark last addressed our Society, his subject was about Pirates from Bristol. Tonight his subject is about the incredible women from our area, who helped to shape the way society was to change.

June 4th  

The English Civil War.     

by Professor R. Hutton.

Learn all about the Civil War that tore England apart, and who better than Professor Ronald Hutton to tell us the history of the war.

July 2nd

A Tribute to Bristol’s Buses. 

by Mr J. Penny

John takes us through time with this tribute. From the trams, whose demise came from a bomb during the Second World War, to the buses we know today.

Aug 6th 

The History of Bristol.

A documentary film, presented by the Kingswood History Society.

Sept 3rd 

Chocolate Dinosaurs.

by Hugh & Mike

Hugh & Mike tell us how Chocolate is made, with reference to J.S.Frys

Oct 1st  

Birnbeck Pier.

by Mr Peter Lander

The history and future of Birnbeck Pier.

Nov 5th 

No News From Fred.

by Jacqueline Wadsworth

A journey through my own family research to discover what happened to my teenage Great Uncle, (A Bristol Lad) who died on the first battle of the Somme.

Dec 3rd

A.G.M and American Supper  Entertainment , Quiz.