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2015-16 Programme of Lectures

Unless otherwise stated, lectures are held on Thursdays at the Sheen Lane Centre, Sheen Lane, SW14 beginning at 8pm and are free to members. Visitors are very welcome and are asked to pay £2.


10 September 2015
East Sheen Library 7pm

Albert Betts: Mortlake's Artist

David Deaton

Part of Richmond's Know Your Place - booking essential


17 September 2015

Boats, Bowls and Balls: our Local Sporting Heritage

Simon Inglis


15 October 2015

The Early History of Local Allotments

Mary Thorp


19 November 2015

100 Years of Kingston's World-class Aircraft

David Hassard


17 December 2015
All Saint's Church, East Sheen at 7.30pm

Christmas Social with

Queen Mary’s Roehampton – a Centenary Tribute

A film by Tom Stanier


21 January 2016

Richmond Park in the Two World Wars

Diana Loch


Saturday 13 February 2016
Barnes Methodist Church at 2.30pm

Blue Plaques in London

Cathy Power


18 February 2016

AGM followed by

The Life of John Dee

Nicholas Dakin


17 March 2016
St Mary's Church, Barnes at 7.30pm

Handel and the Composers of Barnes

Paul Spicer
Part of the Barnes Music Festival


Saturday 19 March 2016

West London History Conference

Children in West London History
See details


21 April 2016
St Mary's Church, Barnes

The History of Richmond Ice Rink



Link to the 2014-15 programme