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regularly gets posters and flyers a volunteer has kindly
summarised these for members' interests. A varied bunch this time -
rather stretching the scope of Genealogy !
Quaker Family History Society One Day Conference
Events around the country
Date: Saturday 16th April 2005 10.30 a.m until 16.30 pm
Talks on "Hitchin Quaker Meeting"; "Benjamin Abbott & Family 18th to 20th
Centuries"; "The Morris Family & Ampthill's Quaker Community"; "A Sense of
Refreshment on arrival; bring your opwn lunch and family trees.
Venue: Friends Meeting House 1 Paynes Park, Hitchin, Herts. SG5 1EH
Cost: £5.00 Cheques payable to Q.F.H.S. with A5 size sae
Contact: Michael Hargreave, 422a Coxford Road, Southampton SO16 6LL
==================Library + information Show NEC, Birmingham
Date: 20-21 April 2005
Library workers from all sectors are facing more challenges than ever
before including increasing user expectations, government legislation and
the application of new technologies. LiS helps you to address these
Over 120 exhibitors; learn from independent experts and practitioners in
free seminars; talks from leading authors.information Show 2005
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==================Gloucestershire FHS Family History Fair
Date: Saturday 23rd April 2005 10 am to 4 pm
Venue: The Crypt School, Podsmead Road, Tuffley, Gloucester
Car parking on site
Light refreshments available
==================University of Birmingham. The Shakespeare Institute
Date: 23 April 2005
Interested in studying Shakespeare? The Institute offers an intense
learning experience in postgraduate study. The Open Day offers you the
opportunity to tour the Institute, Meet with staff and students, Sample a
lecture and seminar, View the Unique library and Resource Centre. If you
wish to attend register your interest by email: Shakespeare@bham.ac.uk
or at The Shakespeare Institute, Mason Croft, Church St. Stratford on Avon,
Tel; 01789 293 138
More information www.shakespeare.bha,.ac.uk
==================Havering Branch of the East of London FHS
Date: Saturday 7th May 2005 2pm to 4pm
Venue: Trinity Church Hall, Upminster (entrance in Gaynes Road)
Talk by Michael Gandy "Short Cuts in Family History"
East of London FHS Computer Group meeting starts 11 am
with a Q & A session until 12.00 and from 12.00 until 1.15 pm
Cost: Free to members; visitors are welcome - £1.50 donation
==================Suffolk Local History Council
Calendar of Events
Belstead House Residential Weekend "Suffolks' Medical History"
Date: 29 April - 1 May
Bookings should be made direct with: Belstead House Educational &
Belstead, Ipswich IP8 3NA Tel: 01473 686 631
S.L.H.C. Day Meeting
Contact: Suffolk community Resource Centre, Suffolk House, 2 Wharfedale Rd.
Ipswich IP1 4JP
A full programme of events from April to September. Visitors are welcome
for a modest contribution.
Barningham Heritage Group: contact Mike Millett 01359 221204
20 Apr "Larger than Life". 17 May "Written in Stone" a conducted walk
around Bury St Edmunds. 2 or 9 July Knettishall Heath conducted walk.
==================Barrow & District Local History Society
Village Hall Committee Room at 7.30 pm
Contact: Joan Dean 01284 811 418
10 May "Thomas Wolsey & Samuel Ward".
14 June "Long Range Meteorological renaissance in War Time".
18 June Exhibition of Local History Photographs & documenst.
12 July "Bad Neighbour to Brewer".
13 July Visit to Drinkstone Mills.
9 Aug Social & Quiz.
==================Bramford Local History Group
ST Mary's Church Room, Ship Lane at 7.30 pm
Contact: Mrs Paddy Hale 01359 251517
18 May Suffolk Churches.
9 June "The Flight of the last Lancaster Bomber"
==================Cavendish Local History Society
At Cavendish Memorial Hall at 7.30 pm
Contact: Peter Leigh 01787 280 676
6 May AGM + A short talk on Rivers
==================Suffolk FHS Lowestoft.
At United Reform Church, London Road North at 7.30 pm
Contact Mrs Audrey Wormald 01502 502 155
3 May AGM + "Anglican Clerical Characters",
7 June "History through old Suffolk Newspapers". 5 July History of CovehitheSuffolk FHS Bury St Edmunds
at Horringer Court Middle School 7.30 pm
Contact Les Burton 01284 761086
20 Apr "Gainsborough in Suffolk". 18 May AGM + "The Soldier & the Sailor"
15 June "Antiques - A story of Silver and fine Porcelain"
20 Jul "The Rev John Heigham Steggall"Suffolk FHS Sudbury & District
Long Melford Village Hall, Long Melford at 7.30 pm
Contact: Mrs H. Richardson 01787 376 287
26 April "Missing Links & What to do Next"
31 May AGM + "The Waldengrave & Eden Families of Sudbury"
28 June "The Victorian Way of Death"
26 July "Sold, Separated & Divorced"
==================Suffolk Heraldry Society
at The Library Meeting Room, Bury Public Library,
St Andrew's St North, Bury St Edmunds at 2.30 pm
Contact Donald Hunt 01284 763 462
3 May "An Heraldic Miscellany"
13 -29 May Heraldry Exhibits at the Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds
==================Many other events:
Coddenham Village History Club - contact Sally Garrod: 01449 711 269
Co-op East Anglia History Workshop - contact c/o 19 Dorset Close, Ipswich
Cotton Local History Society - contact Rose Graham 01449 780 201
Drinkstone Local History Group - contact Sheila Beswick 01449 737 101
Elmswell Millenium History Group - contact Norman Kenyon 01359 241 569
Felixstowe History & Museum Society - contact Colin Tod 01394 285 506
Framlingham & District Local History Society & Preservation Society
- contact Charles Sealy 01728 663 467
Glemsford Local History Society - contact Margaret King 01787 280 996
General Register Office PO Box 2 Southport Merseyside PR8 2JDAnniversary Wedding Certificates
- available for Silver Ruby Golden and
Diamond Anniversaries. An Ideal Gift - previously priced £40 now reduced to
£30 per certificate.
In addition if the event is a 60 th anniversary, the customer can request
an exclusive signed card from HRH the Queen at no extra charge.
Call 0151 471 4400 and speak to the Commemorative Certificate Section.
Place your order at least 14 days before the required delivery date.
==================University of London Institute of English Studies
Summer School in Manuscript Studies 20 June - 24 June
Monday 20 June "Starting Medieval Palaeography. Getting to grips with
letter forms & Latin"
"Electronic Sources for Manuscript Studies" cost £40 each or £60 for the 2
Tuesday 21 June "Anglo Saxon Manuscripts" £60. "German Palaeography from
the 17th to 20th centuries" £60
Wed 22 June "Western Scientific Manuscripts" £60. "New Paths for
Palaeography in 21st Century" £40
Thurs. 23 June "Papal Diplomatic" £60. "Illumination & Manuscript Painting"
Friday 24 June "Later Medieval English Handwriting" £60
Weekly rate: £250; Reduced weekly rate for UK registered Mphil/PhD students
Registration Closing Date : 10 June 2005
==================Kennel Club Art Gallery Exhibition "Dogs in War"
Venue: 1-5 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London W1J 8AB
Date: Until 15th April
Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Admission: £2.50 Nearest tube: Green Park
More information: 020 7518 1009 www.the-kennel-club.org.uk/gallery
==================University of Stirling
May 2005 Week/Weekends
14 &15 May Weekend - Scots Fiddle, Creative Writing, Drawing, Calligraphy,
Gaelic Language, Discovering Stirling's History
Saturday 15 May - Bodhran Playing
Saturday 21 May - Highland Bagpipe - Set tunes for Silver medal 2005
21 & 22 May weekend - Scottish singing, Painting- colours of the Seasons,
Travel, Nature & Landscape Photography
Sunday 22 May - Whistle Playing
==================Scottish Summer Schools
Week/weekend courses in July/August/September
Culture, Society and Natural Heritage;
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Art & Arcfiitecture, Hearing Film: Music &
Cinema, Gaelic Language, Famous Scots, Roman Scotland, Scotland's Past &
Current Affairs, Scottish Family History Studies (Introductory & Advanced
course), Scotland through the Ages, Scottish Literature * Discovering
Scottish Castles * Scotland's Roads, Canals & Railways, Scotland's Mountain
Landscape, Scotland's Past The People, The Beasties & The Landscape
Calligraphy, Creative Writing, Painting Flowers, Scottish Landscape
Music & Dance:
Accordion, Bagpipe, Clarsach, Classical String Ensemble, Piano,
Accompaniment - Scottish Traditional Music, Highland Dancing, Scots Fiddle
with various tutors,
Further details available from Margery Stirling, Summer School Coordinator,
(MP), DAICE, Institute of Education, Airthrey castle, University of
Stirling, Stirling Scotland FK9 4LA. Tel: 01786 467 951 Fax: 01786 466 131
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