Talks

Talks start at 8pm (doors open 7:45)

Venue

From February 2017 the venue will be The Gallery, Christ Church, Jubilee Square, Woking GU21 6 YG



2017 Programme

Monday 6th February   
History of Woking Crematorium (Julie Stearn)

Monday 6th March
"Carriages without horses shall go". The early days of motoring (Anthony Saunders)

Monday 3rd April
Woking's Railways (Alan Norris)

Monday 5th June
Buddhist Temple, Brookwood

Monday 3rd July
Visit to the Buddhist Temple in Brookwood

Monday 4th September
Pillboxes in Surrey (Conor Bakhuizen)

Monday 2nd October
Rowley Bristow Hospital (Robin Hollingsworth)

Monday 6th November
The little Ice Age of the seventeenth century (Catherine Ferguson)

Monday 4th December
AGM and Members Evening


2018 Programme

Monday February 5 
“Cannabis, combined with a stimulant in large doses, rather than small   ones, may be given”: a look at drug use in Victorian asylums.(Helen Gristwood)

Monday March 5  

Surrey in the Great War (Imogen Middleton - research officer of Surrey in the Great War: A County Remembers project)

Monday April 9 

Markets and trade in West Surrey and beyond 1100-1800. (Alan Crosby)

Monday June 4 

St Peter’s Church, Old Woking (Antony Morton). 

Monday July 2 

Visit to St Peter’s Church, Old Woking, with Anthony Morton. 

Monday September 3  

Ethel Smyth. (Chris Wiley)

Monday October 1     
    
Woking in the 50s and 60s. (David Rose)

Monday November 5 

50th anniversary party with committee talks on various topics

Monday December 3 

AGM and members’ evening. Richard Langtree will talk on William Hamilton

There is an opportunity to socialize over refreshments before and after each talk.

Non-members are welcome at meetings at a cost of £3.   No need to book, just turn up

Any queries about the meetings please email the Society on historywoking@gmail.com

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