April 2018 to November 2018
Monday 16th April 7:30pm
An evening with the clay pipes expert
which will include the making of a clay pipe and a look at some of the clay pipes in our collections.
Tuesday 8th May 7:30pm
For members only.
at the Swan
Monday 21st May 7:30pm
A short introduction to Dementia
followed by Annual General Meeting including Julian Meeson’s Archaeology Group Report
Tuesday 5th June 7:00pm
History on Foot : Walk to Talbot Chapel Longford.
Car parking :Vauxhall House, Longford Road and/or small games field opposite. Leaving from there at 7pm.
Further information from Linda Fletcher 019522 812174 or 07765490359
Saturday June 9th
Carnival Day Come and see our stall
Monday 11th June 7:00pm
D.Adams Walk – Pitchcroft and Lilleshall limestone mines
Meet at the Aston Tap car park, Wellington Road.
Tuesday 19th June 10:00am
History on Foot : The Anglo-Saxon – Eastun Boundary of Church Aston and Newport led by Bryan Lloyd.
Meet at St Nicholas Church 10-00 am. Walk duration – about 2 hours.
Sunday 24th June
Victorian Garden Party, Station Road, Newport
Come dressed in Victorian costume – but not essential. Fun filled entertainment from Victorian era with singers, musicians and recitations. Tickets include glass bubbly/ ale on arrival, full afternoon tea (sandwiches, cake, tea). To be opened by Queen Victoria (hurrah!), appearance by Newport mayor (hurrah!), tarot reader & clairvoyant, Shropshire Magazine’ photographer, our ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’, croquet, tombola, Pin the tail on the donkey, and much more . The party is purely for the benefit of writing Newport’s new & definitive history. Because this is a fund raiser, tickets are £12.50 each. £5 for children under 10. Family tickets available.So please dig deep to support this very important event ! Tickets to be had from Linda Fletcher, Maggie Phillips, Nicky Huish, or at History Society meetings, on Wednesdays mornings at Heritage Tea Rooms or via email firstname.lastname@example.org Admission is strictly by ticket only.
Tuesday 10th July 10:00am
History on Foot : The Anglo-Saxon – Plesc Boundary of Newport with Bryan Lloyd. Meet at St Nicholas Church 10-00 am. Walk duration – about 2 hours.
Monday 17th September 7:30pm
Where now stands the town of Newport in lowland Shropshire there was once an ice sheet. The geology of Newport and surrounding areas and its effect Newport’s watery history.
Ken Jones M.Sc.
Tuesday 25th September 7:30pm
For members only.
at the Swan
Monday 15th October 7:30pm
The View From Above
Recent Archaeological Ariel Photography Over Shropshire by Shropshire County Council’s archaeologist,
Dr. Andy Wigley
Monday 19th November 7:30pm
World War 1 – the year 1918.
David completes the fifth of his talks about what happened in 1918.
December Christmas party for members at The Swan Lower Bar.
Meetings are held in Newport Baptist Church, Water Lane at 7.30 p.m. except where otherwise stated.
Details of membership of the Society are here