Brentwood Museum
 

Upcoming talk


Monthly talks will resume in October 2017.

Monthly talks

Meetings are held in the Gwendoline Lewis Room at Shenfield Parish Hall.

Meetings start at 7:45pm and admission is £3. (Society members free)   All are welcome!


Talks Programme 2017-2018


19 October 2017

The gunpowder plot

Bob Theobald


16 November 2017

What the Victorians did for Ilford

Jef Page


21 December 2107

Royal photographer at the Sun

Arthur Edwards


18 January 2018

Tales from the smithy

Roger Dorking


15 February 2018

How to enjoy art

Brian Kelleher


15 March 2018

Charles Dickens in his own words

Nick Dobson


19 April 2018

AGM

followed by Grat Warley Church and surroundings

Fiona Agassiz

17 May 2018

Ingatestone Hall, jewel in the crown of Essex

Margaret Mills





Talks Programme 2016-2017


20 October 2016

Crosswords

Tim Moorey


17 November 2016

Taking the Waters

Georgina Green


15 December 2016

Shakespeare the Man: 400 years after his death

William Tyler


19 January 2017

President Roosevelt

Jef Page


16 February 2017

Skeletons in their Cupboards- 2 Victorian novelists

Margaret Mills


16 March 2017

Remembering Britain in the Fifties

Nigel Dawson


20th April 2017

AGM then

7 Days after D Day- How one man’s live changed

Doris Kearns


18 May 2017

Upstairs Downstairs Lucky Dip

Marion Panzetta & Jackie Marshall-Ward




Talks Programme 2015-2016


15 October 2015

Battle of Waterloo

Graeme Cooper


19 November 2015

The Art of World War 1 (paintings)

Jef Page


17 December 2015

An End and a Beginning - Essex in 1945

William Tyler


21 January 2016

Tripe and Trotters

Brian Carline


18 February 2016

Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole

Margaret Mills


17 March 2016

Sun Dials

Tim Kidd


21 April 2016 (AGM)

Six Years in Southern Rhodesia

Dorothy Delaney


19 May 2016

Stories from Old Local Newspapers

Pip Wright




Talks Programme 2014-2015


16 October 2014

A Rose by Any Other Name

-- a History of Surnames

Julian Whybro


20 November 2014

Battlefields of the Great War – a Pictorial Presentation

Major Graeme Cooper


18 December 2014

The Vikings are Coming to Essex

William Tyler


15 January 2015

Chateaux of the Loire

Bob Theobald


19 February 2015

Prince Albert

Margaret Mills


19 March 2015

Sickness and Health at Sea

Kevin Brown


16 April 2015

AGM followed by Behind the Scenes at the Museum

John Fryer


21 May 2015

Catch the Moment – an Evening of Images and Stories

John Allen




Talks Programme 2013-2014


17th October 2013

1908 Olympic Marathon - Greatest race of 20th century

Bob Wilcox


21 November 2013

The History of Dentistry

Roland Hopwood


19 December 2013

Rose & Thistle: 700 years of Anglo-Scottish relations

William Tyler


16 January 2014

Resputin

Bob Theobald


20 February 2014

Havering Museum

Dennis Lynch


20 March 2014

The John Lewis Partnership

Peter Mayo


17 April 2014

AGM followed by Recollections of Bletchley

Mary Kenyon


15 May 2014

The Ancient Egyptian Language

Janet Brewer




Programme 2012-2013


18 Oct.2012

Great Warley

Fiona Agassiz


15 Nov.2012

History of merchant shipping

Cliff Cover


20 Dec.2012

Captain Scott: The last victorian hero

William Tyler


17 Jan.2013

Mighty Canadian Pacific Railway

Bob Theobald


21 Feb.2013

Central Asia and the Afghan railway system

David Brice


21 Mar.2013

Finding your public for a new author

John Allen


18 Apr.2013

AGM followed by Three years in Argentina

Dorothy Delaney


16 May.2013

Hi-de-hi. A nostalgic look back at Butlins Clacton

Norman Jacobs




Programme 2011-2012


20 Oct.2011

Faberge

David Vroobel


17 Nov.2011

Voices from the Titanic

William Tyler


15 Dec.2011

Palace of Knightsbridge (Harrods)

Richard Furnival-Jones


19 Jan.2012

The Theatrical Costumier

Ann Harty


16 Feb.2012

The London Olympics 1908 - 1948 “Going for Gold”

William Tyler


15 Mar.2012

History of English Medieval Stained Glass

Nigel Swift


19 Apr.2012

AGM

followed by a talk on the History of Hutton by Mary Kenyon


17 May.2012

History of the Patent Office

Alan  Ablewhite




Programme 2010-2011


21 Oct.2010

A tangled romance: Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson

William Tyler


18 Nov.2010

Suffer the little children. Poor children in Essex in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Dr Jane Pearson


16 Dec.2010

Walthamstow village, a place of history

Peter Lawrence


20 Jan.2011

The life of Theodore Veale VC

Bob Thomas


17 Feb.2011

The Essex sound and video archive. Recordings covering the Brentwood area.

Martin Astell


17 Mar.2011

Cooking in the 17th century

Mrs Chris Brewster


21 Apr.2011

AGM

followed by a talk on World War II Posters by Roger Pye


19 May 2011

Textiles of the West Riding

Peter Brierley