Programme

Please note that a small charge is made to visitors except for The History Nites

2021

Following the relaxation of COVID rules and the slow return to something like normal, we are please to announce that the following events have been arranged.

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Talk: Newport’s Burgage Plot Survey
By Wendy Horton, Archaeologist & Building Expert
A survey was undertaken in 2019 with funds form Newport Town Council to ascertain how much of the planned medieval new town and burgage plots remain.

This is a ‘members only’ event.
Cost £2
@ Cosy Hall 7:30pm

Tuesday 14th December

‘History Nite @ the Coffee House’ ~ 3 High Street
Join us tonight for our fiendish Christmas Quiz.

Free event 7:00pm


2022
Tuesday 25th January

Talk: Starting your Family History; hints, tips and pitfalls
By Helen Culshaw, Researcher.
Helen’s professional use of search engines and 40 years of experience of family history research will be shared to help you get started on your own projects using on-line sources and original documents.

Cost: £2 for members, £4 for non-members.
@ Cosy Hall 7:30pm
Tuesday 22nd February

Talk: Introduction to the Historic Shrewsbury and Newport Canal Trust’s work
By Chris Fikeis, SNCT
Watch this space for more details!

Cost £2 for members, £4 non-members
@ Cosy Hall 7:30 pm
Tuesday 22nd March

Talk: 30 Years at Shropshire Archives
By Mary McKenzie, Retired Archives Manager.
Mary will explore the changes she experienced during her time working at Shropshire archives. She would also be interested to hear about your own experiences of research at the archives.

Cost £2 for members, £4 for non-members.
@ Cosy Hall 7:30pm

Details of membership of the Society are here

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