Category: Talks

Posts about upcoming or past talks and lectures, as part of our events programme.

CNHSS talk: The Saintly Landscape in Croydon and its Region

Date: Monday 27 June 2022 Time: 19:45 Place: THE HALL, ST MATTHEW’S CHURCH, CHICHESTER ROAD, CROYDON CR0 5NQ The saintly landscape surrounds us.  It is comprised of church dedications, place names, inn names, street names and traditional associations.  This talk by Dr. Trevor James looks at the saintly landscape in Croydon and its region.

CNHSS Zoom talk: From the Museum

Date: Wednesday 8 June 2022 Time: 19:45 A talk by member Chris Taylor on the fascinating geology and archaeology of artefacts in our collection from a 20,000-year-old site in south west France. To book: email with subject ZOOM MUSEUM by 16:00 Wednesday 8 June. Non-members please add VISITOR to the subject.

TALK: The History of Croydon’s Sewage Treatment 1852 – 1969

Monday 24th February, Small Hall, East Croydon United Reformed Church, starting at 19:45. This talk by Robin Ashford considers the pioneering work to deal with the pollution arising from an increasing population density and industrial activities in the Croydon area. It looks at the need for and evolution of drainage systems and the development of…