BARKING AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2015
There are a few seats left for the Kentwell at Christmas coach trip on Sunday 13th December. Please telephone Richard Chapman on 01708 867500 for further information. If you have any ideas for the 2016 coach trips please let Richard know.
Bryan Tester is selling greetings cards at tonight’s meeting.
Our next meeting on Monday 7th December is An Evening with Bryan Tester of the Barking Photographic Society. Join us afterwards for a glass of wine and mince pie.
All members are invited to attend the launch of the Fifty years a borough exhibition at Valence House Museum on Friday 27th November. 4 – 6.
27 October – 4th June 2016. Exhibition: Ice age Ilford: an exhibition 180,000 years in the making. Tuesday-
Thursday 5th November. 2-
Monday 9th Novmeber. Talk: Governing Ilford ?s new town: what has Ilford council ever done for you, by Roger Backhouse. Ilford Historical Society, Ilford Hill, 1G1 2AT. Visitors welcome £2.
Tuesday 10th November. Talk: London myths and legends, by Robert Stephenson. 3pm. Friends of Valence House, Visitor Centre, Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, Visitors welcome £1.50.
Tuesday 10th November. Talk: A child in wartime: evacuees, the bombing of Coventry, the Blitz and Doodlebugs.7.45pm. Newham History Society, East Ham Conservative Club, 1, Vicarage Lane, East Ham,
E6 6AD. Visitors welcome £2.
Saturday 14th November. Talk: Cornhill to Costa: a history of London’s coffee houses, by John Neal. East of London Family History Society. St. Elisabeth’s Church Hall, Wood Lane, Dagenham, RM8 2XT. Visitors welcome.
Tuesday 17th November. Talk: East London and Essex in the 18 h century, by Derek Morris. 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.
Tuesday 17th November. Candlelit tours: costumed guided tours. Eastbury House, Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN. Admission free. Further details telephone 020 8227 2942
Saturday 28th November. Friends of Valence House Winter Sale. 10am – 3pm. Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham. Further details telephone 020 8227 2034.
Wednesday 2nd – Saturday 5 th December. Pantomime: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood. Barking Music and Drama. Ripple Centre, Barking. 7.30pm with a Saturday matinee at 7.30pm. Box office 07843 555827 or book online at www.BarkingMAD.org.uk
Thursday 10th December. Christmas concert with Kingsley Choral Group. Eastbury House, Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN. Admission free. Further details telephone 020 8227 2942
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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