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IProgramme for 2011/12

Meetings at Northaw Village Halll

5 Northaw Road West

Northaw EN6 4NW

(OS TL 280022)

Starting 8pm - doors open 7:30pm

Talks free for members and £3 for visitors


September 13th 2011

Leighton Buzzard Railway - the early days

and the future of LBR and the Museum Gateway


TONY TOMKINS Vice President

Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway


October 11th 2011

AGM (members only)

followed by a talk open to all

From Eton Manor to the Olympics

From the founding of the Eton Manor Clubs to the

2012 Olympics and the Lea Valley Industrial

Technology benefitting the Games Worldwide

JIM LEWIS Writer, lecturer & broadcaster


November 8th 2011

Paper making over 1800 years

and the role of Hertfordshire Paper Makers

NICK PEARSON Career Paper Maker


December 13th 2011

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's First Project

The Thames Tunnel

ROBERT HULSE Museum Director

The Brunel Museum


January 10th 2012

From Horsebus to Routemaster

Developments in London's public road transport

over 150 years.

GRAHAM McQUEEN Member of the London

Bus Preservation Trust

February 14th 2012

On the Face of It

A century of coal mining on screen

ROS CRANSTON Curator (non fiction)

BFI National Archive


March 13th 2012

The 1851 Great Exhibition to The 1951

Festival of Britain

Joseph Paxton's Glass Palace to Hugh Casson's



Festival of Britain Society


April 10th 2012

The work of English Heritage and the

Royal Commissions on the Ancient and

Historical Monuments of Wales and Scotland

in Rescuing the Aerofilms Collection


Aerofilms Project Manager

English Heritage http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about/news/britain-from-above/


April/May 2012

Study trip—Details to follow


May 8th 2012


Materials and Methods and the Industry Today

ROBIN WEBB Member of Hertfordshire

Building Preservation Trust

IProgramme for 2012/13

Meetings are at Northaw Village Hall,

5 Northaw Road West, Northaw, EN6 4NW (OS TL 280022)

Starting at 8pm, doors open at 7.30pm

Talks are free for members and £4 for visitors.



September 11th, 2012

Bletchley Park and Enigma

David Cope, Bletchley Park lecturer


October 9th

7.54pm AGM (members only)

Enfield’s Railway History, Part 1(East)

Lea Valley, Enfield Town & Southbury Lines

David Cockle


November 13th

London’s Lea Valley’s Electronic Secrets

Jim Lewis Writer, lecturer & broadcaster


December 11th

A Brief History of Timekeeping

Geoffrey Hollis


January 8th, 2013

The Roman Wooden Water Pump

- An ingenious machine

Richard Stein PhD


February 12th -  Postponed until 2014

Elstree Britain’s Hollywood

Bob Redman

Elstree Screen Heritage


March 12th

British Post Box Design & Use

- the first 150 years

Steve Knight Curator

The Colne Valley Postal History Museum


April 9th

Ice for the Metropolis

Malcolm Tucker, Engineering Historian


May 14th

Members meeting

Photo’s, Videos, Book & Guides


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