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Programme for 2017 to 2018

All meetings are held in the Methodist Church, Loughton High Road, from 8.00pm on the second Thursday of the month, from September to May inclusive.
Guest visitors are welcome at all meetings on payment of a donation of 2.50.

2017

October: Thursday 12
LU Railway Architecture
MIKE ASHWORTH
This talk is rescheduled from last year, Mike looks at the varying architectural types on the east end of the Central Line.


November: Thursday 9
The Boys of Blackhorse Road
MALCOLM J DOOLIN
The author talks about his research project and the moving story he uncovered of an elementary school’s war memorial.


December: Thursday 14
MEMBERS’ EVENING
A social evening including short talks by Members for Members.Contributors and subjects to be advised.


2018

January: Thursday 11
Lippetts Hill Camp in War and Peace
BRYN ELLIOTT
A look at the usage of this important local site over many decades.

February: Thursday 8
THE DAVID WILKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
The Great Fire of London
GUSTAV MILNE
An intriguing inside view from a leading member of the Museum of London Archaeology team.


March: Thursday 8
The History of Staples Road
CHRIS POND
Chris first gave this talk to us in 1993. Twenty-five years on, he presents it again, with the results of extra research, and all the changes made in that period.


April: Thursday 12
Clues in Fiction: An Essex Couple's Secret Ties
IMOGEN P GRAY
Imogen's book features Horace Newte and his wife Vera (néeRasch), both published authors, who lived in various Loughton properties from around the mid-1890s and into the early 1900s.

 


May: Thursday 10
AGM
The Artist Epstein
ROSANNA ECKERSLEY
A journey from New York to Paris to Loughton. This world renowned sculptor lived and worked in Loughton from the early 1930s to 1950.

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