ODHS PROGRAMME 2016-17



4 October 2016        Bernard Winchester: The story of Crystal Palace High Level Railway

18 October                Christopher Penn: The development of Coonoor in South India and its coffee plantations 

1 November             Terry Philpot: London cemeteries to visit before you die.

15 November           Mary Hamer:  The life of Rudyard Kipling

 29 November          Paul Hill: The Norman Commanders.

13 December           Jim Farrell: An Oxted Miscellany & Christmas Party


10 January 2017      David Rudling: From cowrie shells to credit cards: the archaeology of money.

24 January               Stephen Bungay: The Battle of Britain 

 7 February              Bob Evans: Defensive installations in Tandridge- from the Iron Age to the Cold War.

21 February             Bill Fulton:  The Machine Gun Corps 1915-1922

 7 March                   Imogen Corrigan: The Black Death

 21 March                Annual General Meeting & Fiona Shipley: From Scinde to Syria: the Adventures of a Soldier-                                           Diplomat.