BARKING AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2016
SOCIETY AND OTHER NEWS
Congratulations to Margaret Tester on a reaching a landmark birthday recently (I still cannot believe it!!!!!).
Society member Joy Harris featured in the Barking and Dagenham Post on 6th January talking about her 28-
There are seats left for the coach trip to Duxford on Sunday 20th March. Coach £10 and entrance £12.25. Booking sheet is available on the information desk or phone Richard on 01708 867500
Sad to report that Valence House lost two of its staunchest supporters recently with the deaths of Alderman Fred Jones and Michael Humphrey.
Our next meeting is on Monday 7th March when some of our members will share memories of their working lives.
Tuesday 2nd February. Coffee afternoon. Valence Social Group. 2pm. Valence House Café, Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham.
Saturday 7th February. Annual Clowns Service. 3-
Monday 8th Febrary. Talk: Picture this: a tour of Leytonstone in old postcards, by Alan Simpson. Ilford Historical Society, Ilford Hill, 1G1 2AT. Visitors welcome £2.
Tuesday 9th February. Talk: Dick Turpin-
Thursday 4th February. Collections masterclass. 2-
Tuesday 16th February. Talk: The Merchant Navy in World War I, by Keith Langridge. Chadwell Heath Historical Society. Baptist Church Hall, High Road, Chadwell Heath, RM6 6PP at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £1.50. Telephone 020 8590 4659 for more details
Saturday 20th February 2016. Exhibition and book launch, by Company Drinks. Readings from the book, hopping stories, etc. 1-
Saturday 20th February. Antiques and collectables with cream tea. 1pm. Havering Museum, 19-
Saturday 16th April. Sixth Chadwell Heath History Fair. 10am-
PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR INFORMATION TABLE FOR DETAILS OF MORE EVENTS, FREE LEAFLETS, ETC.
John Blake – Chairman
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