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Programme 2013/2014

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Founded 1934
P R O G R A M M E 2013/2014

Monday 2nd September 2013

  Handley Page: the Barking and Dagenham connection
talk by members of the Handley Page Association

Monday 7th October 2013

  East side Community Heritage: update on recent projects
including Barking Park
by the ECH team

Monday 4th November 2013

  A walk around Barking
illustrated talk by Bill George

Monday 2nd December 2013

  History of Morris dancing
an illustrated talk byJulian Whybra


Monday 3rd February 2014

  One man went to mow: a Victorian farmer in Barking
illustrated talk by Pat and Barbara Elliott.

Monday 3rd March 2014

  Their name liveth for evermore: the Unknown Soldier and war memorials
illustrated talk by Martyn Lockwood

Monday 7th April 2014

 The Victorian city
an illustrated talk by Neil Morley (London guide)

Monday 12th May 2014

   AGM followed by
Dagenham and Chadwell Heath from old postcards
presented by John Blake

Monday 2nd June 2014

  Bedfords Park,
an illustrated talk by Lois Amos

Meetings held at 19.45
Harp House,
16 Helmore Road (off Goodey Road),Barking, IG11 9PH
62 bus stops nearby. It is a short walk from Upney Station.
Free to members. £1.50 to non-members
E-mail: or telephone 020-8597-7210

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