Category: Talks

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

TALK: Erith Forest

Wednesday, 11 March 2015.
Jane Sidell, Inspector of Ancient Monuments for English Heritage, talks about her research of the lost Bronze Age forest and the surviving stumps and roots.

TALK: Animal Power – Muscle Mills

Monday, 16 February 2015
The history of animal power, the variety of animals employed and the uses to which the power is put. Local examples will be explored. Jan Spencer of the Surrey Industrial History Group will discuss what he has learnt from constructing working models.

TALK: The Wonder of the Era

Wednesday, 11 February 2015
On the 90th anniversary of the introduction of “Electrical Recording”, Adrian Falks will describe and illustrate, with some rare recordings, the impact of this invention on communication, entertainment and the preservation of the legacy of great artistes of the period.