Meetings

Meetings 

The Group meets on a Friday evening at 7.30 pm. Meetings are held once a fortnight (normally the 2nd and 4th Fridays) in the period from September to April; the last meeting of the programme being the AGM which is held at the end of April annually.The meetings are held in Snape Village Institute. 

Some meetings are based on a discussion with a group member leading on a specific subject, others are where we invite in a Guest Speaker. 

Meetings between the AGM and Annual Exhibition (August Bank Holiday Monday) are for members to consider and prepare material for the Exhibition.  

Admission is £2.50 for non members, who are welcome at all speaker and general discussion evenings. Light refreshments are served after the meeting.

 

Programme January to April 2022       

21 January

Aspects of Water Mills - with local examples - illustrated talk by Tony Keates

4 February            

Member's evening to make plans for future events

18 February         

World War I walking suit - what the well dressed woman would have worn in that era.  A return visit by Jane Sammells and Rebecca Atkinson of Curriculum Kitchen to do a presentation of fashion in the First World War

4 March               

Romans on your doorstep - looking at Aldborough and it's Roman town - illustrated talk by Wendy Hyams

18 March             

Letters from America - a story of Metcalfes - the story of Bernard Metcalfe born Askrigg 1737 and his younger ruthless brother.Illustrated talk by Val Slater

1 April                  

The macabre story of body snatching: resurrecting Britain's dead.  Illustrated talk by Suzie Lennox - author of the book "Bodysnatcher Digging Up the Untold Story of Britain's Resurrection Men"

8 April - additional meeting  NOW CANCELLED DUE TO SICKNESS - A REVISED DATE WILL BE ORGANISED AT THE FORTHCOMING AGM

Tales of the unexpected - stories of Snape's past residents - based on extensive research by SLHG members.

29 April                 

AGM meeting and opportunity to make suggestions and plan future activities.  

 

Member's Exhibition planning meetings -  dates to be arranged.

29 August

ANNUAL EXHIBITION - 1 pm to 5 pm at Laurel Grove, Snape. The Exhibition is on at the same time as the  Snape Annual Show.