OF FUTURE EVENTS/SPEAKERS FOR 2012/2013
Thursday, October 25th AGM followed by an illustrated
talk by Anne Scarratt "Piracy in Plymouth Sound-28th November
Thursday, November 22nd A talk by Dr Bill Scarratt entitled
"Modbury Turnpike 1759-1877, the story of our local roads"
Thursday, December 6th At our Christmas Social everyone
will be invited to talk about an interesting historical book/object
in their possession, this will be followed by a welcome drink
but please BYO finger buffet, drink & glass.
Thursday, January 24th A talk by Graham Pinkerton entitled
"Scientific instruments & how they affect you". There will be
an opportunity to examine Victorian & Edwardian instruments
relevant to our everyday life, this will be followed by Graham's
Thursday, February 28th A talk "Backalong in Kingston"
with our very own President-Viv Freeman.
No meeting in March
Saturday, April 27th A guided tour (10.30am-12.30) by
Roger Barrett of Salcombe Maritime Museum which is a treasure
trove of models, paintings, photos & artefacts that tell the
story of Salcombe's links with ships & the sea from ancient
times to the Second World War.
Thursday, May 23rd An illustrated talk by Robert Hesketh
from Bovey Tracey on "Devon's Inns" (more details later)
Saturday, June 22nd A conducted tour of Port Eliot,
the historic seat of the Earl & Countess of St. Germans, Saltash.
Please let Margaret Cocks know if you are interested.
Summer break July/Aug:/Sept:
Thursday, October 24th AGM -speaker Win Scutt -"Prehistoric
Settlement in South Devon"
All meetings take place at 8pm in Kingston Reading Room;
trips/visits to Historical venues usually take place on a Saturday.
For further details please contact Margaret Cocks, "The
Limes, Kingston Tel: 01548 810765.