Programmes

Our programmes for 2019-2020

The launch of the paddle steamer Banshee, Illustrated London News

The launch of the paddle steamer Banshee. Illustrated London News

Please find our latest programme for the Autumn term below.

The Committee has agreed provisional dates for the three terms of the 2019/20 academic year, and the organisers for each. The details, together with those already fixed for next term, are:

  • Autumn 2019: Monday 7th October to Monday 9th December (organiser: Fran Bulwer)
  • Spring 2020: TBC
  • Summer 2020: TBC

You can see a selection of our previous programmes below.  If you would like to join us for any or all of our two hour sessions in Meeting Room 5 at Canada Water Library between 11.00am to 1.00pm, please see our Join Us page – we would love to welcome you.  For those who cannot make it, if you sign up using the Follow Us button on our Introduction page you will be automatically notified when the latest summaries of our presentations are posted on our News page.

Autumn Term 2019 

7th October
Ann Evans – East End Educators
Frances Bulwer – Lara Maiklem’s Mudlarking

14th October 
Frances Bulwer – Lara Maiklem’s Mudlarking (continued)
Anne Tickell – East & West London: Creation of the social divide

21st October  
Visit to the London Metropolitan Archives for the “Underground London” exhibition with archivist Sharon Tuff

28th October 
Barry Blackburn – Salters Kingston to Oxford Steamers
Ian McBrayne – East India Dock Road

4th November
Jill Napier – The Trebor Story
Sheila Dobner – The Marchioness Disaster

11th November
Sarah Downs – The Illuminated River Project
Gillian Barton – Topic TBC

18th November
Peter Luck – The Chartered Companies
Sue Flockton – The Thames Islands

25th November
Visiting Speaker – Carolyn Clark on Thames Plastics

2nd December  
Visiting Speaker – Ian Blair from MOLA on the Prittlewell Burial Site

 9th December
Shorts, poems, paintings, etc. and Christmas lunch!

 

Spring Term 2020

Dates and Topics TBC

 

Summer Term 2020

Dates and Topics TBC

Our Past Programmes

A selection of our previous programmes are available as PDFs:

 

 

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