Category Archives: History

History (monthly)

Regular History talks arranged by Janet Palmer

Talks are usually held on the FIRST Wednesday morning of the month.
  • Venue: Walton Village Hall
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 10.00 am-12.00 noon
  • Admission £2 (to cover the cost of speakers and the hire of the hall)
  • Tea, Coffee and biscuits are available for 20p per person

 

      All Phoenix members are welcome to attend.

       No booking necessary

  PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

  • Wednesday 4 September : Alternative History, a talk by William Read
  • Wednesday 2 October:         RAF Fauld – the world’s biggest man made explosion, A Power Point presentation by Derek Holloway
  • Wednesday 6 November:       To Die For – Fashions that could kill, an illustrated talk by Helen Johnson
  • Wednesday 4 December:       
  •  Vintage Clothing, an illustrated talk by Lola LamourThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is DSC05341-800x533.jpg

    Punch, tea and coffee & mince pies will be served at this meeting.

     

  • Wednesday 7 August Outing to Ragley Hall in Warwickshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

                            

 

                                                                       

                                                                   

 

 

The History Group outings are always popular and the visit to Broughton Castle, Banbury, Oxon.  was no exception.

Following a lunch stop at Banbury, the group enjoyed a tour of Broughton Castle, a moated and fortified manor house which was built in 1306.

Many thanks to Janet and David Palmer for organising the outing and to Jim Bergin for the following  photographs.

Please click on each photograph to enlarge

History outing to Arley Hall & Gardens Wednesday 6th August 2014

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Many thanks to Janet Palmer for organising an outing to Arley Hall & Gardens.
We enjoyed the delightful gardens in the sunshine, an informative tour of Arley Hall, a visit to the chapel and a delicious lunch in the Tudor Barn Restaurant.

 

For folks who were unable to join us on the trip, check out the website:

 http://www.arleyhallandgardens.com/

Disney Channel to make first UK production and its chosen Arley as its location.

 

Evermoor, about an American teen who is uprooted from her city home in the US for a new start in England, will be filmed at Arley Hall. It will be produced by Liverpool-based Lime Pictures, the company behind Hollyoaks and The Only Way is Essex. Due to air this autumn, it will be the first UK production to be shown on the Disney Channel.

 

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 DSCF7340DSCF7341DSCF7347Ruth and Betty relaxing in the sunshine

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Rose Gwilt

DSCF7348DSCF7353DSCF7336DSCF7337 Jenny Barrett and friends enjoyed lunch in the Tudor Barn RestaurantDSCF7355DSCF7350DSCF7349DSCF7356

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