MAIN MEETINGS PROGRAMME

2024

6 June – Thamar MacIver, Pinner’s World War I VAD Hospital and its Nurses

During the First World War, Pinner people funded and ran a hospital for wounded soldiers.  Administration, nursing and domestic support were almost exclusively carried out by local women volunteers, often from affluent households, while supplies were often provided by Pinner tradespeople.  Thamar will discuss how this was organised and tell us about those involved.

5 September – An Evening With Michael Rosen, My Early Life In Pinner

More details to follow.

3 October - Peter Higginson, The Life of William Heath Robinson

Peter is chairman of the William Heath Robinson trust and William’s great nephew.

7 November - David Ray, The History of Ruislip Lido and its Railway

More details to follow.

5 December - Pat Clarke, The Impact of the Enclosure Act on Pinner

More details to follow.

Meetings take place at Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane Car Park, Pinner, HA5 1AA, and begin at 8.00pm (Thursdays).

Visitors are very welcome: suggested donation £3.

OUTINGS

St Lawrence Church, Whitchurch - 21st May 11am

St Lawrence, Whitchurch, is a Church of England parish church in Little Stanmore in the London Borough of Harrow. The building is Grade I listed. It retains a stone tower dating from ca. 1360, the main body of the building was constructed in the 18th century in Baroque style. 

The contribution for the guided tour will be £5 per head.

If you are interested in joining us please email at enquiries@pinnerlhs.org.uk.  

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