Meetings 2007/2008

61st Season

Lectures

held at Vaughan College, St Nicholas Circle, LEICESTER LE1 4LB

2007

Sept 28......."Old English" comes to Leicester......Richard Gill (Architectural Historian)

Oct 12..... Annual General Meeting, followed by: Environmental Archaeology in Leicester and Leicestershire by Angela Monkton

Nov 2........A Brief History of Leicester Royal Infirmary......Clive Harrison

Nov 23........Sixtieth Anniversary Celebration

2008

Jan 11........Medieval Wall Paintings recently discovered in the East Midlands......Miriam Gill

Feb 15...      Health and Disease in Medieval Leicester......Harriet Jacklin

Mar 7......    The Gypsies of Leicestershire: 17th to 19th centuries......David H. Smith*                 (*did not speak; substitute speaker: Norman Pilgrim)

Apr 27......The W G Hoskins Lecture

The Countryside in Transition: a case study of Leicestershire in the Second World War

John Martin (De Montfort University)

Sadly, the talk originally scheduled for this memorial lecture - W.G. Hoskins and Devonshire, with a sidelight on Leicestershire by Prof. Harold Fox - had to be cancelled due to Professor Fox's sudden death during August.

Links > Professor Harold Fox - Funeral | Obituary

 

Last revised 10 July 2008 (ADW)

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