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Programme 2015/2016

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Founded 1934

PROGRAMME 2015/2016

Monday 7th September  2015
  Family history in the Royal Mail Archive, an illustrated talk by Helen Dafter.

Monday 5th October 2015
  Kentwell Hall,
talk by Maureen Poole.

Monday 2nd November 2015
  Edith Cavell: shot at dawn 12th
Oct. 1915 , illustrated talk by Robert Rush.

Monday 7th December2015
  An evening with Bryan Tester of the Barking Photographic Society.


Monday 1st February 2016
  The Barking and Dagenham Mobile Museum, talk by Verity-Jane Keefe

Monday 7th March 2016
Working lives3:
members of the society share memories of their time at work.

Monday 4th April 2016
 To coin a phrase: a light-hearted look at the origins of some of the expressions in everyday use, talk by Meryl Catty.

Monday 9th May 2016
   AGM followed by Barking Hospital and its grounds, an illustrated talk by Eric Feasey.
Monday 6th June  2016
  Trees in history
, an illustrated talk by Georgina Green.

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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