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4 October           David Clarke:     1066 - William’s March on London from Hastings


18 October         Lucinda Gosling: John Hassall – the life & art of the Poster King


1 November       Bob Ogley:         Doodlebugs and Rockets


15 November     Adrian Waddingham CBE:   Nicholas Breakspear – The English Pope                                                       

29 November     Dr Peter Shipley:    ‘A Disjointed and Distempered Kingdom’:  The Origins of the English Civil War 


13 December      Christmas Party - this meeting was cancelled due to bad weather 




3 January           Andrew Warde FRICS MITG:  The Sewers & Drains of London                

17 January         Patricia Erskine Hill:  The Travels of Marco Polo (Zoom only)

 31 January         Stuart Dennison & Peter Shipley: The Broadham Manor Mystery: Explorations in Local History  


14 February       John Hawks:         Merton Priory & Nonsuch Palace: how one great building led to another 


28 February       Julian Pooley FSA:    The Gentleman’s Magazine         


14 March            Bob Evans: Ann of Cleves: Flanders Mare or Bletchingley Beloved? 

        Followed by the Annual General Meeting