Monthly Guest Speakers

 

Our programme of meetings for 2020:

April 16: Christopher Thompson: Essex and the English Revolution. CANCELLED

May 21: Margaret Stone: The New Brightlingsea Museum.CANCELLED

June 18: Beth Chappell: A Lost Roman Villa? Iron Age, Celtic and Roman Clacton and Jaywick.

July 16: Peter Hook: An Ex-Policeman's Story Plus Sandra Adams: Picture Quiz.

August 20: Brian Billins: Essex Smugglers (Part One).

September 17: Frances Boardman: Mary Ann Grant, a soldier's wife. Experiences of an officer's wife at Weeley Barracks in the Napoleonic Era.

October 15: Society AGM followed by George Hardwick: Mini Museum Roadshow - hands on artefact highlights.

November 19: Nicholas Charrington: Layer Marney Tower - Past, Present and, hopefully, Future.

December 17: Christmas jollities with Vic MIller's festive quiz and Sandra's even more festive nibbles.
 
All meetings are held in the Pier Avenue Baptist Church Hall and start at 7:30 p.m.

The Clacton & District Local History Society was formed in 1985 to research, record and promote the history of Clacton & District. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, 7:30 at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton with a guest speaker. Membership is £12.50 per year. This gives free entry to all meetings. Non-members are welcome to meetings for £2.00.  We also have a small museum on the second floor of Clacton Library in Station Road, open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday.

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Clacton and District Local History Society researches,records and promotes the history of Clacton and District. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, 7:30 at Pier Avenue Baptist Church,Membership is £12.50 per year.Non-members welcome. We have a small museum on the second floor of Clacton Library Station Road, open 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday.