A readings and remembrance event will take place at Rotherwas Chapel on Saturday 21st April. Details supplied by Friends of Rotherwas Chapel are below.
There are two new training events at Hereford Archives (HARC)
'On Monday 20 November we will be looking at maps and how to get the best out of them and on Monday 4 December, Mike Mable, the definitive map officer for Herefordshire will discuss the methods for researching rights of way.'
See the posters below
Hereford Archives (HARC) are having a map and book sale between 1pm and 4pm on Saturday 18th November 2017:
Looking for a Unique and Unusual Christmas Gift?
We are having a sale of surplus original Ordnance Survey maps of Herefordshire from 1904 – 1925*
We will also be selling
Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, Hereford HR2 6LA
Saturday 18 November 2017
Contact 01432 260750
or email email@example.com
Hereford Civic Society are holding a talk: A picture history of Hereford City Walls by well known historian Derek Foxton. A fascinating study of this defining and still visible heritage of old Hereford.
This will be held at The Kindle Centre, Belmont Road, Hereford HR2 7JE. 19.00 refreshments for 19.30 start.
On Thursday 20th April, pProfessional archaeologist, Christopher Atkinson, who specialises in landscape archaeology, and in projects which involve local communities, will give a talk to Hereford Civic Society, illustrated with some notable success stories from Herefordshire, increasingly engaging public interest and active volunteers.
All HCS meetings are at the Kindle Centre, by ASDA Supermarket, Belmont, Hereford, HR2 7JE (unless specified otherwise).
The usual format is refreshments at 7:00pm and talk starts at 7:30pm. Full details here.
Hereford's leading architectural historian, David Whitehead, will report on the rich heritage of Victorian buildings and gardens still surviving and disappeared at an event organised by Hereford Civic Society on Thursday 19th this week.
The Herefordshire Archaeology Annual Symposium will be held on Saturday 4th June at Herefordshire Archives and Record Centre, Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, Hereford HR2 6LA.
The day will be split into two halves as last year, with a morning symposium which will be repeated in the afternoon allowing attendees to choose which one they prefer.
Car parking is free, and tickets are £5.00 which includes coffee and biscuits in the mid -morning or mid-afternoon break. They will be on sale from Monday 9th May. All tickets will have to be pre-booked –there will be no ticket sales on the door due to limited space. Cheques to be made payable to “Herefordshire Archaeology”.
Tickets will be available from the address below:-
Economy, Communities & Corporate
Herefordshire Archives & Record Centre,
Fir Tree Lane
Hereford University Centre are holding a historical public research seminar on Thursday 28 January, from 4pm. The event is entitled Witchcraft, Magic and the Devil in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries'', and is presented by Dr Darren Oldridge, History Senior Lecturer at University of Worcester. Click here to download a flyer containing more information.
To attend, please let Julia Davis, University Centre Coordinator know on DavisJulia@hlcollege.ac.uk or 01432 365 431 by 21 January.
The lecture is free of charge, open to anyone interested in the subject area, and for those who may wish to receive a taster of a University-level lecture.
Readers may be interested in an event hosted by Hereford Civic Society. Gordon Wood, local author, presents an illustrated talk on the history of Herefordshire Railways with particular reference to the construction of the Hereford/Worcester line.
Thursday 21st January 7:30pm (refreshments from 7:00)
Kindle Centre, by ASDA, Hereford, HR2 7JE
Members: Free admission / Visitors £3.00 each (refunded if you join HCS on the night.)
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