BARKING AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MAY 2014 NOTICES
Our final meeting of the season is on Monday 2nd June when Lois Amos gives an illustrated talk on Bedford’s Park.
We still have seats available for the Colchester Military Festival on Sunday 6th July and the St. Albans Cathedral Flower Festival on Sunday 28th September. The trip to Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Fair on Sunday 30 th November is now FULL!
Tuesday 13th May. Talk: Prisoners in the tower, by Brian D’Arcy. Friends of Valence House. Valence House Visitor Centre, Becontree Avenue at 3pm. Visitors welcome £1.50. 01708 769946 for further details.
Tuesday 13th May. Talk: The Italian boy: a tale of murder and grave-
Thursday 15th May. Talk: Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside, by Janet Seward. Wanstead Historical Society. 8pm. Churchill Room, Wanstead Library, Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, E11 2EQ. Visitors £3.
Wednesday 21st May. Talk: Foul deeds and suspicious deaths in and around Chadwell Heath, by Linda Rhodes and Kathy Abnett. Chadwell Heath Historical Society. Wangey Chapel, Wangey Road, Chadwell Heath at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £1.50. Telephone 020 8590 4659 for more details.
Saturday 24th May. Essex Archaeological and Historical Congress AGM at St.Margaret’s Church Hall, Barking. 10am – 2pm. Includes talk at 11.45 Ilford remains to be seen by Frank Turvey. Free. Please let me know if you wish to attend.
Saturday 24th May. Talk: Hop-
Saturday 14th June. Marks Gate Day Fair at Marks Gate Junior School, Rose Lane, Chadwell Heath.
Saturday 14th June. Talk: East End regiments in World War I, by Tom Thorpe. East of London Family History Society. St. Elisabeth’s Church Hall, Wood Lane, Dagenham. 2pm. Visitors welcome.
Saturday 28th June. Armed Forces Day. Valence House. 11am-
Saturday 19th July. Friends of Valence House Book Sale. at the Visitors’ Centre, Valence House, Becontree Avenue. 10am-
Saturday 30th August. The 2014 Valence House History Fair. 11am – 4pm. Contact telephone number: 020 8227 2034. Free.
Now available from Valence House! A new CD-
The ArcelorMittal Orbit tower in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is now open. Residents of Barking and Dagenham receive £2 off the standard ticket on production of photo ID and proof of address.
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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