A talk about the coach roads towards Brighton, their landscape and history. By retired Whitgift School teacher Geoff Hewlett.
The Society’s Focus meeting for the afternoon of November 28 this year is on the subject of Human Origins, with two highly distinguished speakers.
Monday 28 September – Tony Tucker “The Classical, the Baroque and the City of London churches: his life and career as scientist, astronomer and architect – focusing on the churches.” A talk by the City of London guide, Tony Tucker, looking at the life and work of the greatest English architect, Sir Christopher Wren. Beginning with a…
A little video to give you a fun flavour of CNHSS’s day on Saturday, with our stall in North End as part of the Croydon Heritage Festival kick-off – plus a reminder about our events coming up as part of the week.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015: John Hickman and Carole Roberts reprise their popular talk on the John Gent Collection of historic postcards (7:30pm, Theatre Studio, Fairfield Halls);
Friday, 26 June 2015: Croydon During the 20th Century on Film – introduced by John HIckman with old silent movies and live piano accompaniment (7:30pm, Theatre Studio, Fairfield Halls);
Saturday, 27 June 2015: Remembering Croydon’s Past Theatres and Their Performers – Carole Roberts and Richard Norman (3:30pm, Maple Room, Fairfield Halls);
Sunday, 28 June 2015: CNHSS Museum Open Day – please call the Curator for more details, information on our programme (1:30pm-4:30pm, afternoon teas available)