Programme for 2017



Unless otherwise stated, Meetings are held at 7.30pm on the second Thursday of the month,  in the Wesley Hall, School Road, Elmswell, IP30 9EE

12th January, 7pm        *Launch of our HLF-funded WW1 Project*
Peter McGee & Graham Mack: “Those Magnificent Men & Their Flying Machines – Elmswell’s Great War Aviators”

9th February
Helen Geake:  “After Roman Britain, who were the Anglo-Saxons?”

9th March
Gareth Davies:  “Pablo Fanque’s Fair & early Victorian Circus”

13th April
EHG’s 17th Anniversary Meeting
Edward Martin:  “Moated Halls of East Anglia”

11th May               *July tickets on sale*
Mark Mitchels:  “Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Doctor & Mayor of Aldeburgh”

8th June – at St John’s Church           *July tickets on sale*
7pm – A.G.M., then Paul Peachey:  “Elmswell’s historic Postcards”

Saturday 15th July – 10am
Annual Outing: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village.  Private Guided tour, then lunch available at cafe (payable separately).  Own transport, Car Park £2 (10% off cafe prices with car park ticket).  Tour price = £3 for EHG members, or £5 for non-members – ticket to be purchased in advance at our May or June meetings or from 01359-242601.

14th September – *Annual SUBS DUE = £8 + £2 per meeting*
Julia Barrett:  “Mrs Pretty, a Businesswoman’s Role in WW1”

12th October – *December tickets for sale*
Sarah Doig:  “A-Z of Curious Suffolk”

9th November – *December tickets for sale*
Lisa Harris:  “Fiftieth Anniversary of Stowmarket’s Museum of East Anglian Life”

14th December – *Entry by advance-purchase ticket at Oct or Nov meetings, or 01359-242601*
Colchester Waits Shawm Band:  An evening of Medieval Music by costumed musicians. Light seasonal refreshments will be served.