Monthly Meetings

PROGRAMME 2021

September 14thTHE STORY OF A REMARKABLE HOUSE: WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE  
Trish Woods 
looks at one of the nation’s greatest country houses.  A story of intense rivalry and great wealth.  A tale of decline, decay, abandonment and ultimate rescue.

October 12thWITCH TRIALS IN LEICESTERSHIRE IN THE 17th CENTURY  
Dr Len Holden
discusses the cases of the Husbands Bosworth and Belvoir witches.

November 9thNOT SUCH AN ANGEL                                
Linda Straw 
recounts her experiences of training to be a nurse in Bristol in the 1950s.

December 14thIN TOUCH WITH OUR PAST  
Bridget Blair
worked as a journalist for BBC Radio Leicester and Radio 4 for over 20 years in which time she covered many important historical events, including the Richard III story and a special series on World War I.

No other events were held during 2021 due to CORONAVIRUS restrictions.

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