An Evening with a Magic Lantern

October 25, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

Kevin Varty, a member of the Magic Lantern Society, will take us through the history of magic lanterns, which were invented in the 1650s.
Lavendon History Group
25th November 2019

Sex, Drugs and Tapeworms

October 20, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

Kevin Varty will use contemporary adverts to illustrate cures for all kinds of illnesses – a light-hearted look at Victorian consumerism.
Wolverton & District Archaeological and Historical Society
Wednesday, 20th November 2019

Lost language of headstones

July 21, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

In this illustrated talk Kevin Varty explores the sometimes hidden meanings of the symbols which are often carved into headstones.
Newport Pagnell Historical Society

Away with the Fairies

June 29, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

1n 1917 two girls in Yorkshire took photographs of fairies. When the photographs came to light they came to the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Lavendon Village History Group

Flushed with Success

February 17, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

Kevin Varty’s talk takes us on a fascinating journey through time from simple holes in the ground to state-of-the-art Japanese computerised toilets.
Yardley Gobion Local History Group

Away with the Fairies

February 13, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

1n 1917 two girls in Yorkshire took photographs of fairies. When the photographs came to light they caused a sensation.
Newport Pagnell Historical Society