Lecture Programme 2017-2018

We meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month, unless this is Shrovetde week in February. Meetings, unless otherwise stated, commence at 7:30 pm at St Oswald’s Church Hall, adjacent to St Oswald’s Church, Ashbourne, and are followed by light refreshments.

The programme of lectures for September 2017 to June 2018 are as follows:

September     12th    Outing to St Giles Church, Cheadle, meeting at 6pm.  Afterwards at The  White Hart, Alton

October        10th    D.H. Lawrence by Steve Bailey.

November     14th    A Day in the Life of Bomber Command by Sean Taylor.

December      12th    A Christmas Extravaganza by Paul Barras and Friends.


January         9th     Hampton Court Palace by Harvey Murray-Smith.

 February       15th   The speaker for this evening has had to be changed. 

                                   Sue Woore, an Ashbourne researcher in medieval landscapes,

                                   will be talking about Hays.

                                  NB: This meeting is on Thursday evening and not Tuesday because of Shrovetide.

 March  13th    Belper Nail Makers by Mary Smedley.

 April    10th    The Pentrich Revolution by Michael Parkin.

 May    8th    St Pancras Station by Nigel Lowey.

 June    12th    Annual General Meeting.  Members Talks.

For further details of the Programme for 2017-2018 please contact the Chairman;

Miss M Dear, 39 High Street, Doveridge, Ashbourne, DE6 5NA; 018895 66093.


Some Ashbourne scenes
Larger scale pictures of these and other images are available on the Galleries pages.