Please see the 2015-1016 programme for the Odiham Society. view/download pdf
All events take place in the Cross Barn, Odiham. Talks start at 7.45 p.m. Non-members welcome £3.
Friday, September 11th. 2015
R.A.F. ODIHAM’S ROLE IN W.W.2.
Speaker: JOEL DIGGLE, based at RAF Odiham.
Friday, October 9th, 2015
MORRIS DANCING: WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
Speaker: MICHAEL HEANEY, Author of several books and articles on Morris Dancing.
Friday, November, 13th, 2015
HEROES AND VILLAINS OF THE BASINGSTOKE CANAL
Speaker: ROGER CANSDALE, Author of guide books on the Canal and the
Society’s Press Officer. The talk focuses on some of the people who, for various
reasons, good and bad, caused the canal to survive.
Friday, December 4th, 2015
THE SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS DINNER
Friday, January 8th, 2016
A NEW BOY AT WESTMINSTER
Speaker: RANIL JAYAWARDENA, M.P.
What it was like in his early days in parliament.
Followed by OUR A.G.M
Friday, February 12th, 2016
THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF NORTH EAST HAMPSHIRE:
THEIR RISE, FALL AND RISE AGAIN.
Speaker: DEREK SPRUCE. Local Historian.
Friday, March 11th, 2016
THE BARINGS AT HOME AND ABROAD:
A HAMPSHIRE BANKING FAMILY AND THEIR ARCHIVES.
Speaker: STUART BRIDGES, an Archivist at Hampshire Records Office
who has catalogued the Baring papers held there.
Friday, April 8th, 2016
MEDIEVAL SOUTHAMPTON’S ITALIAN CONNECTION:
14TH & 15TH CENTURY TRADE WITH VENICE, GENOA AND FLORENCE
Speaker: GEOFF WATTS. Southampton Tourist Guide.
We hope to see you at some of our events.
Annual Membership is £12 for an individual and £18 Joint.
Our publications are on sale at the Card Shop, 115 High Street, or online.
For more information on events or to join the society visit
www.odiham-society.org or phone 01256 704912.