History Society

Bidford History Society, Schedule of Talks Sept 2023 – June 2024

Meetings take placein the Crawford Hall, commencing at 7.30pm.

15 September John of Gaunt – Power and Passion

Speaker: Jan Cooper, Chair Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society

20 October Robin Hood at Cleeve Prior: Neighbours and anti-social behaviour in villages near Bidford, 1200-1540

Speaker: Prof. Christopher Dyer, Emeritus Professor of Local History, Leicester Univ.

17 November John Hall, Master of Physicke

Speaker:  Dr Paul Edmondson Head of Research, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

15 December Churchill as a Soldier of the 4th Hussars 

Speaker: David Walker. Former Curator Hussars Museum

19 January The Medieval Wall Paintings in Stratford-upon-Avon’s Guildhall 

Speaker: Lindsey Armstrong. General manager, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall

16 February On the way to London, Vale of Evesham Roads 

Speaker: David Ella. Researcher and interpreter of historic maps

15 March The Home Guard, Defence of the country during its Darkest Days 

Speaker: David G.P. Morse

19 April History of Placenames in Worcestershire

Speaker: Dr. Mike Jenkins

17 May Six Warrior Women of the English Civil Wars 1642 – 51

Speaker: Stephen Barker, Heritage Adviser

21 June  The Most Dissolute man in London 

Speaker: Dr. Gillian White