Linton and District History Society

Where History Comes To Life

2019-2020 Season Programme


2nd October, 2019 –  Di Alexander - The Mitford Sisters.

9th October, 2019 –  Chris Hucker - The Special Operations Executive.

16th October, 2019 -  Revd. Dr. Michael Fass – Scrapbook from St. Helena: Napoleon’s lastCampaign.

23rd October, 2019  –   Dr. Timothy Brain – Coronation of King Henry III.

30th October, 2019  – John Putley – History of Witches

6th November, 2019 –  Mark Lewis -  The Roman origins of Christmas.

13th November, 2019  – Dorian Osborne – A Prelude to September, 1939.

20th November, 2019 – Peter Reynolds – The Falkland Islands

27th November, 2019  –  Christmas Social.

Christmas Holiday

5th February, 2020 –  Lt. Col. Ian Gumm.

12th February, 2020  -  Rob & Gillian Guest – Bygonz.

19th February, 2020 - Roger Phelps - Dean Forest Railway

26th February, 2020  –  Patrick Keef – A short history and overview of Alan Keef Ltd.

4th March, 2020 –  Fiona Morison – Edwina, Countess of  Mountbatten, last Vicereine of India.

11th March, 2020  –  Peter Petrie -  “Le Maitre du Fer” – Gustave Eiffel.

18th March, 2020 -  Mari Fforde – Hay Castle: Past, Present & Future.

25th March, 2020 - Philip Bowen - 1950’s, the Optimistic Decade

1st April, 2020 - Film - Herefordshire - Life through a lens

8th April, 2020 – AGM – Phoenix Theatre Choir – to be confirmed.


Metings in the Village Hall, Linton, HR9 7RX, 7pm for 7.30pm.  

Non Members always very welcome, cost £3.00 each per meeting, including refreshments, Members £2.00.


Dorian Osborne, Chairman - Telephone: 01989 780634  or  e-mail: chair@ldhs.net



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