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2018


Wednesday 7th February

EVENING TALK

The Cubitts and the River Thames

By Chris Everett our Conference Co-ordinator


Wednesday 7th March

EVENING TALK

The Lea Valley’s Electronic Secrets (The story of the post-industrial revolution and how the region’s scientists and engineers changed our modern world.)

By  Dr Jim Lewis


Wednesday 4th April

EVENING TALK

The Strangest Ship that Never Sailed the Sea

By Chris Ellmers our President


Wednesday 2nd May

EVENING TALK

Telling the Story of an East End Family at War.

By Jane Cox


Saturday 12th May

ALL DAY CONFERENCE

Shipbuilding on the Thames

Please Click Here for details


Wednesday 6th June

EVENING TALK

DP World London Gateway

By Matt Abbott, Communications Manager


Wednesday 4th July

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  followed by

TALK

The Thames Fisheries

By Roger Williams


Wednesday 1st August

EVENING WALK

Actors, Orsmen and Artists - Historic Hammersmith

Led by Diane Burstein


Wednesday 5th September

EVENING TALK

Captain James Cook, 250 Years

By Derek Morris


Wednesday 3rd October

EVENING TALK

Dived in but was Drowned: Tales of Waterways Heroism  from the Watts Memorial

By Dr John Price FRHistS, SFHEA


Wednesday 7th November

EVENING TALK

Historic Gravesend

By Christoph Bull


Wednesday 5th December

CHRISTMAS SOCIAL


  PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS




The Group usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month excluding January.  Meetings start at 5:30 for 6:00 and end at 8:00

WHEN



The lectures are given at the Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay, (off Hertsmere Road) London E14 4AL

The Group also arranges visits to sites of interest.  Please check the programme to see when and where these are.


WHERE




Please click here for details of how to get to the Museum and a map showing the locations of its entrances, nearby stations and car park.

HOW TO GET THERE THERE




If you are a Blue Badge holder requiring free disabled parking, please contact the Museum of London Docklands security on 020 7001 9808, a day or more in advance if possible, to make out-of-hours arrangements. There is also a paid parking garage in Hertsmere Road.




Should you arrive late and the Museum main door is closed, there is an entrance called the ‘Staff Entrance’ manned by a security guard at the back of the Museum on Hertsmere Road, down a few steps. You will need to press button to right of door.

LATE ACCESS

BLUE BADGES




Non-members are always welcome at the Group’s meetings.  A donation of £2 is requested for visitors which may be paid on the night.


NON-MEMBERS




Please click here to see details of previous events organised by the Group.

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