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PROGRAMME FOR 2010/2011

Talks free to members: £3 for visitors

Venue: Northaw Village Hall, Hertfordshire

Time:7.30pm doors open at for 8pm start


2010


14-Sept John Rawlinson 60163 - The Peppercorn A1 Tornado

How the Tornado was built.

Entrance by pre booked ticket only

For Information & tickets please email info@cihs.org.uk

or phone 01707 875481


12-Oct AGM (Members only) followed by a talk open to all.

Robin Webb 200 Years of Much Hadham Forge

Herts.Building Preservation Trust Member

Introduction to blacksmithing; history & restoration of the forge.


09-Nov David Render Something Concrete

Warecrete former owner

The History of Warecrete and other activities.


14-Dec Nigel Rhodes The Development of the Local Water Supply from the

Mid 1850's to the Present Day


2011

11-Jan Marlene McAndrew

Coffee houses,coffee shops,coffee stalls and coffee bars


08-Feb Richard Thomas A Day in the Life of a Thames Tug.

Author and Lecturer

An insight into a commercial operation on the River Thames.


08-Mar David Eatwell Winter Steam in China

Traveller, Author

Steam locomotion in China.


12-Apr Alex Obradovic The Post Office Railway London

Travelling Post Office Former Manager

The unique history of the Post Office's own underground

railway.


April  Study Tour To South Wales

Fully Booked

10-May Dr David Kenyon Women Munition Workers

Royal Gunpowder Mills

PROGRAMME FOR 2009/2010

Talks free to members: £3 for visitors

Venue: Northaw Village Hall, Hertfordshire

Time:7.30pm doors open at for 8pm start

 


October 13th AGM (members only) followed by a talk open to all The Industrial Development of Tottenham Ken Brereton

 

November 10th The Story of Panama The history of Panama, its railways and the Pa-nama Canal. Richard Thomas, Author and Lecturer


 

December 8th A Tribute to Barnes Wallis Designer of the R100 airship, the Wellington, bouncing bombs amongst others. Hugh Granger


January 12th, 2010 POSTPONED TO JUNE 8TH


February 9th The History Of Croydon Airport http://www.croydonairport.org.uk/


March 9th Gutenberg - The Story of Print Peter Balding, Printing Consultant


April 13th The Great Northern Railway Cuffley Extension Centenary Year Roger Elkin and Dave Cockle -

to see A3 loco 60038 Firdaussi southbound through Cuffley and Goffs Oak, summer 1954 visit

http://gallery62603.fotopic.net/c1623064.html


April/May Study trip Details to follow



May 11th Avro Vulcan Bomber—Vulcan to the Sky Trust Kevin "Taff" Stone, Chief Engineer


NEW DATE AND TOPIC

June 8th "The NT and our Industrial Heritage" Mr Ronald Smith, a National Trust volunteer lecturer


June Thursday 17th , 2 – 4 p.m

Visit to Frogmore Paper Mill & Visitor Centre

The special group rate fee is £6 and must be paid in advance to John Mose, CIHS Chairman. Sign up at the next meeting on 8th June.


DETAILS meet at the ENTRANCE of the Visitor Centre at the end of Fourdrinier Way, at 1.45 pm. Presentation, about the mill and site followed by a tour of the mill. Free time to go around the various exhibits. The visitor centre closes at 4.30 pm.


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