Programme

PINNER LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

PINNER VILLAGE HALL, CHAPEL LANE CAR PARK, HA5 1AB

MAIN MEETINGS PROGRAMME 2019 – 20

Meetings begin at 8.00pm

5 Sept                    “Watford’s Bronze Age Hoard”,  Lauri Elvin.        

                                   A local archaeologist on treasures discovered in 1960.

3 Oct                      “Outstation Eastcote to GCHQ”, Ronald Koorm.

                                   Code-breaking in World War II and more.

7 Nov                    “Mrs Marshall, Pinner’s Other Domestic Goddess”, Pat Clarke

                                Our local historian with new revelations.

5 Dec                     “An Underground Guide to 1950s London”, Nick Dobson.

                                Enjoy a virtual underground ride to yesterday’s London.

6 Feb 2020         “Behind the scenes of the Battle of Britain”, David Keen.

                                Including Bentley Priory’s place in history.                 

5 March               “Building Pinner”, Research Group Presentation.

                               New research by Society members.

2  April                 “The Devil’s Acre”, Charlie Forman.

                               A Victorian slum near Westminster Abbey. 

21 May                 AGM, followed by “Eastcote House Gardens by Charmian Baker.

                              “The Story behind the Lottery Project”

4 June                “Commuting from Edwardian Pinner”,  by Thamar MacIver

and Michael Mendelblat.               “A golden age – or not?”