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2017


Wednesday 1st February

EVENING TALK

Recent Research on Sailortown and the London Docks

By Derek Morris


Wednesday 1st March

EVENING TALK

London’s Lea Valley - Britain’s best kept Secret

By Dr Jim Lewis


Wednesday 5th April

EVENING TALK

My years on the River

By John Window who has just retired from working for the PLA for 51 years.


Wednesday 3rd May

EVENING TALK

Forgotten Parish of Denton

By Christopher Bull


Saturday 13th May

CONFERENCE

Thames River Crossings


Wednesday 7th June

EVENING TALK

Oars Oars, Sculls sculls: Constructing the Thames Waterman in the Eighteenth Century

By  Hannah Melissa Stockton


Wednesday 5th July

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING FOLLOWED BY TALK

The Hempen Jig - The Story of Execution Dock, Wapping

By Chris Ellmers our President


Wednesday 2nd August

WALK

Refugees, Railways a River and a Ram –  Historic Wandsworth

Led by Diane Burstein

Please Click Here for further details.


Wednesday 6th September

EVENING TALK

An Archivist’s Eye View of Morden College

By Elizabeth Wiggans


Wednesday 4th October

EVENING TALK

The Final Days of Rotherhithe Ship Building: The Clipper Ships

By  Andie Byrnes


Wednesday 1st November.

EVENING TALK

Blockade Running in the American Civil War with special Reference to London-Built Ships

By Edward Sargent our Chairman.


Wednesday 6th December

CHRISTMAS SOCIAL AND EVENING TALK

The Thames Discovery Programme:  Community Archaeology on London’s Foreshore

By Nathalie Cohen, Head of Community Archaeology, Museum of London Archaeology






  PROGRAMME OF EVENING MEETINGS

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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