Programme of Meetings in the Autumn and
Please put the following dates in your diary…and be sure to come!
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Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are held in the Village Hall and begin at 7.30pm.
Thursday 15 September Reg Saville
Langton Matravers in the Early Middle Ages
Thursday 20 October John Patrick
Local Graves, Graveyards, and Maybe a Ghost or Two!
Thursday 17 November Joyce Meates
Old Characters of Studland and Goathorn
Wednesday 21 December Reg Saville and David Selman
Part 1 The Bartlett Family of Langton Matravers
[or ‘How Reg became the man he now is the Bartletts were his maternal Grandparents]
Part 2 Mulled wine
Part 3 Barnes versus Hardy…a Christmas Battle
Part 4 A rather special surprise!
Thursday 19 January David Corben
Tales of Swanage Lifeboat
[The Corben Family has a long association with the local RNLI]
Thursday 23 February Phil Judkins
How Langton Won the War
Dr Judkins lives in Yorkshire and is Chairman of The Purbeck Radar Museum Trust.
His talk will be a non-technical account of the importance of Langton and Worth to the development of radar during the Second World War.
Thursday 16 March [11am] Meeting of Museum Custodians for 2017 season
Thursday 23 March Andrew Hinsull
Fingerposts…or How Not to get Lost in Unfamiliar Places
An unusual but fascinating topic! Andrew is a member of our Society who lives in Acton…a hamlet where the provision of a greater number of fingerposts would help visitors from Langton find their way more easily!
Thursday 27 April Annual General Meeting
We hope that you will find many things to enjoy in this programme but we are keen to find new speakers for future years. So if anyone would like to ‘have a go’ or knows of someone else with an interesting tale to tell then please get in touch with the secretary, Rosemary Stevens.
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