BARKING AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
DECEMBER 2013 NOTICES
The December coach trip to Rochester is now full. Please let us have your suggestions for trips next year.
There is no January meeting -
Eric Feasey recently supplied Bill George with an article about the Barking Boiler Explosion of 1899; no sooner had it appeared on our website when I received an email from the great-
Please join us for a mince pie and glass of wine after the talk this evening.
The next Chadwell Heath Historical Society meeting takes place at Wangey Chapel, Wangey Road, Chadwell Heath at 7.30pm on Wednesday 18th December with a Christmas buffet and quiz. Visitors welcome £1.50. Telephone 020 8590 4659 for more details.
Upminster Old Chapel is the subject of a talk by Gemma Smith to the Friends of Valence House at Valence House Visitors’ Centre on Tuesday 14th January 2014 at 3pm. Visitors £1.50. Telephone 01708 769946 for further details. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME FOR MEETINGS.
Ian Dowling is the guest speaker at the Newham History Society on Tuesday 9th December 2013. His talk, The Two Ilfords, takes place at 7.45pm at the Didsbury Centre, Didsbury Close, East Ham, E6 2RX. Non-
On 14th December the Barking branch of the East of London Family Society will be holding its Christmas social at 2pm. St, Elisabeth Church Hall, Wood Lane, Dagenham.
The next film screening at Valence on Thursday 5th December will be on the subject of health and wellbeing, 3pm – 4pm. £3 (includes refreshments).
The next Friends of Valence House Book Sale is on Saturday 15th February at the Visitors’ Centre, Valence House, Becontree Avenue. 10am-
Valence House is also hosting another of its quiz afternoons on Saturday 1st February 2014. £4 advanced booking required. 020 8227 2034.
The Barking Learning Centre, Town Square, Barking is hosting An evening of Christmas melodies on Wednesday 11th December 6.30pm – 7.30pm (no booking required). Free event and includes a glass of mulled wine and mince pie.
Go along and enjoy community carol singing at Eastbury Manor House, Tudor Square, Barking on Friday 13th December 5pm-
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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