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Please note that all meetings will start at 4.00pm (doors open from 3.30pm) and will be held in The Methodist Chapel, Broad Street.

 

Member’s fee per meeting: £3.00

 

Non-member’s fee per meeting: £5.00

 

Civic Society members and all visitors (provided they join the society at the AGM!) are most welcome to attend.

 

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LUDLOW CIVIC SOCIETY PROGRAMME OF LECTURES

 

2019/2020 SEASON

 

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2019

 

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11th September

 

IAN MARCHANT

 

Writer,Performer and Broadcaster with both Radio and Television.  “One Fine Day “ ‘A Fine Day in Hurstpierpoint: the Diary of Thomas Marchant, 1714-1728’

 

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16th October

 

VISIT

 

Visit by coach to the  Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham followed by a visit( with  Lunch) to nearby  Winterbourne House (an Edwardian Arts and Crafts House )and gardens.

 

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13th November

 

DR JAMES PARDOE

 

Dr James Pardoe of Chester University,Senior Lecturer in Heritage Management, “Bling, booze and groupie sex Presenting Byron’s Newstead”

 

 

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2020

 

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22nd January

 

JULIAN HUNT

 

Local historian and writer. “William Shenstone of the Leasowes” Poet, letter writer and landscape gardener.

 

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12th February

 

DR ROGER WHITE FSA,MIfA

 

Senior Lecturer in Archaeology Dept, Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Birmingham. “Shock and Awe.The Roman Conquest and occupation of Shropshire “

 

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11th March

 

DR MICHAEL HALL

 

President of the Black Country Society, Chairman of the Francis Brett Young Society. “Francis Brett Young and the Ludlow Connection”

 

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8th April

 

NICOLA KALINSKY

 

Director of the Barber Institute “The Barber Institute of Fine Arts….its history and the present day “

 

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May (Date to be confirmed)

 

VISIT

 

Visit by coach to Madresfield Court in Worcestershire  a medieval moated stately home (reconstructed in Victorian times)…. then on to Malvern’s highlights including the Great Priory

 

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8th May 

 

Annual General Meeting

Ludlow Civic Society

51 Julian Road

Ludlow SY8 1HD

 

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