Note: Unless otherwise stated the meetings of CNHSS, EHSFS and NLTSC take place at the United Reformed Church, East Croydon.
Until 16 April. Daily 10am-4pm. WW1 – Remembering 1916 Exhibition.
Whitgift School, Haling Park, South Croydon
Sundays 5 February. 11am– 4pm. Croydon Airport Visitor Centre Open Day
Airport House, Purley Way, Buses 119, 289
Monday 6 February. 7.45. A very large collection of very small things: The microscope slides of J T Queckett
Hannah Cornish, Collections Assistant, Royal College of Surgeons. CNHSS
Tuesday 14 February. 8pm. Single deck buses and trolleybuses
Colin Read. NLTSC
Thursday 16 February. 8pm. Fitzroy, Darwin and the Galapos
Peter and Alison Austin. Phoenix Centre, Westow Street, Upper Norwood. SLLHG
Monday 20 February. 7.45pm. Wildlife in a Surrey Garden
Jeremy Early. CNHSS
Tuesday 21 February. 8pm. British Working Dress c1750-1950
Jayne Shrimpton. ESHFS
Monday 27 February. 7.45pm. Growing up in radical Croydon: Grace Oakshott, her associates and their aspirations in the nineteenth century
Jocelyn Robson. CNHSS
Tuesday 28 February. 8pm. The Work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Colin Brown. NSLTC
Sunday 5 March.11am– 4pm. Croydon Airport Visitor Centre Open Day
See 5 February
Wednesday 8 March.7.45pm. Glories in gold and glass – St Paul’s Cathedral mosaics
Dr Heike Zech. CNHSS
Tuesday 14 March. 8pm. Underground London
A presentation about some of the lesser known aspects of the capital by Nick Catford. NLSTC.
Thursday 16 March. 8pm. Gatwick: The Early Years
Phoenix Centre, Westow Street, Upper Norwood. SLLHG
Monday 20 March. 7.45pm. ‘On your knees’ – Hearthstone mines in Surrey c1820-1960
Paul Sowan. CNHSS
Tuesday 21 March. 8pm. All roads lead to Smithfield
Ian Waller. ESFHS
Monday 27 March. 7.45pm. The Defensive installations of the Tandridge District
Bob Evans. CNHSS
Tuesday 28 March. 8pm. Sweet Steam in Java
David Bowker. NSLTC
Sunday 2 April. 11am– 4pm. Croydon Airport Visitor Centre Open Day
See 5 February
Monday 3 April. 7.45pm. Sopwith Aircraft and the Great War
David Hassard, Kingston Aviation Centenary Project. CNHSS
Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 April. Croydon Old Palace Open Days
Doors open 13.00, tour begins 13.45, lasts about two hours including tea. Admission £7, Over 60s £6, Under 16s £3. FOOP
Thursday 20 April.8pm. Around Brixton
Alan Piper. Phoenix Centre, Westow Street, Upper Norwood. SLLHG
Monday 24 April. 7.45pm. Tom Byron – emigrant to Canada and pioneer cattle rancher
Nigel Elliot. CNHSS
- From leaflet compiled Graham Donaldson. The leaflet can be found at Croydon Libraries and Local Studies.
- Please note a charge may be made for some meetings and events. Enquire for details.
- Whilst member societies do their best to adhere to the published programme, occasional changes may be unavoidable. Please check with organiser to be sure.
Contacts for further information
Bourne Society <BS>
Hon. Secretary 01883 349287
Croydon Airport Society <CAS> and Croydon Airport Visitor Centre <CAVC>
Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society <CNHSS>
Crystal Palace Foundation <CPF>
Melvyn Harrison, 58 Laurier Road, Croydon, CR0 6JQ. 07889 338812.
East Surrey Family History Society <ESFHS>
Brenda Hawkins, 100 Beechwood Road, South Croydon, CR2 0AB.
Friends of Church Alley <FOCA>
Friends of Old Palace <FOOP>
David Poole, 31 Princes Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey. 020 8643 5978
Friends of Shirley Windmill <FOSW>
Tony Skrzypczyk, 39 Addiscombe Road,
Croydon, CR0 6SA. 020 8406 4676.
Museum of Croydon <MC>
Lindsay Ould, Borough Archivist,
Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower,
Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET. 020 8253 1022.
Norbury & South London Transport Club <NSLTC>
South London Local History Group <SLLHG>
Keith Holdaway, 223 Leigham Court Road, London, SW16 2SD, 020 8761 1751.
Note: Along with other independent historians involved in research and writing about Croydon history I have been invited to attend Forum meetings. I co-ordinate
- Croydon Radical History Network
- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Network
For further details email me at email@example.com