Aspects of History


Activity

We are a small, friendly group interested in all aspects of life in past civilisations.

Where and when

We meet at 2.30pm on the fourth Thursday of the month in St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.

Contact details

Ernie Parsons 01536 760141


News

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Aspects of History – March & April meetings

We began looking at the ‘The Wars of the Roses – a Bloody Crown’ in March and hope to finish this topic next time.  We are pleased to be welcoming new members as we now cover a wide range of topics!  Why not come along on a regular or occasional basis?  We next meet at […]

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Aspects of History – February meeting

At our last meeting Elaine presented ‘A Local Railway Disaster in 1892’, a crash at Melton made alive for us through her personal family interest.  In March and April, we shall learn about ‘The Wars of the Roses – A Bloody Crown’.  As you see, we cover a wide range of topics!  New members are […]

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Aspects of History – February meeting

We are very grateful to Mike Milsom for his fascinating presentation in January on Uzbekistan.  Next, Elaine will tell us about ‘A Local Railway Disaster in 1892’.  As you see, we cover a wide range of topics!  New members are very welcome on a regular or occasional basis, so why not come along?  We next […]

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Aspects of History – November meeting

In November, we concluded our look at the Normans with, thanks to Tony, a most interesting DVD on Domesday.  There is NO meeting in December.  For our next meeting, on 26th January, we are pleased to welcome Michael Milsom who will be presenting ‘Architecture and History along the Silk Road’.  This is sure to be […]

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Aspects of History – October meeting

Yes, we have changed our group’s name from ‘Civilisations of the Past’ to more accurately reflect our wider historical remit.  We look at a wide range of different history topics relating to people’s interests.  Next month, we will continue with ‘Normans of the South’.  New members are very welcome to share with us their particular […]

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Civilisations of the Past – September meeting

Our small, friendly group will meet at 2.30 pm, on 22nd September at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden, to look further into the Normans.  We shall also discuss whether to become known in future as ‘Aspects of History’, recognising that our remit has now widened since we began.  All are welcome to come or to contribute ideas. […]

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Civilisations of the Past – June & July meetings

After a talk about ‘Some Canals in Ancient Times’ in June, we shall look at and discuss one of Tony’s DVDs in July.  We’ll meet on 28th July at 2.30pm, at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  All welcome!  For more details, or information on our small, friendly group, please contact me.  Ernie Parsons

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Civilisations of the Past

At our next meeting at 2.30pm on the 23rd June, St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden, Ernie hopes to talk about “Some Canals in Ancient Times”.  All welcome! For more information on our small, friendly group, please contact:  Ernie Parsons 01536 760141.