PROGRAMME OF TALKS

ODHS PROGRAMME OF TALKS FOR 2017

Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month in the Main Hall
of the Olney Centre, High Street, Olney, Bucks
Members: £5 p.a. plus £1 per meeting – Visitors: £3.00 per meeting
ALL WELCOME

Tuesday, 17th January
The Great Aqueduct at Pontcysyllte
Barrie Trinder – Historian and ODHS Honorary Member
(& Annual General Meeting)

Tuesday, 21st February
‘Welcome to my World’
William John French – A Butler to Royalty

Tuesday, 21st March
Buckinghamshire and the Civil War
Stephen Barker – Heritage Advisor working with Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Tuesday, 18th April
A History of Olney Brass Bands
Simon Harris – A long term member of Olney Brass band

Tuesday, 16th May
Olney and the Salem Witches
Robert and Linda Martin – Descendants of Susannah Martin from Olney, who in 1692 was one of those accused in the Salem Witch Trials

Tuesday, 20th June
Bedfordshire’s Link with Henry V111
Dorothy Jamieson –

Tuesday, 18th July
Bandstands – History, Decline and Revival
Paul Rabbitts – Author, Parks Historian & Public Speaker –
Historian with a passion for bringing public parks and bandstands back to life. 

August
No activities planned

Tuesday, 19th September
Wolverton and the Royal Train
Philip Marsh –

Tuesday, 17th October
Slavery – Links with Emberton
Andy McGrandle – Local Historian

Tuesday, 21st November
The Buckingham Canal
Athina Beckett –

December
No activities planned

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