History week in Bridgnorth

History buffs will revel in events at Bridgnorth Library as part of the town’s History Week between Monday 5 and Saturday 10 November.

Monday sees ‘Old Boys, Young Lives’, a talk by Graham Jones at 7pm; on Tuesday at 7pm you can enjoy a talk on ‘Writing History’ by Katherine Swift, author of the Morville Hours; Wednesday sees a guided walk with Derek Crockson called ‘You Wouldn’t Want to End Up Here!’, which runs from 10.30am until noon, followed by an exploration of Bridgnorth Infirmary by Gillian Waugh Pead at 7pm; on Thursday Professor John Buckley will talk about the 4th Battalion of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry; on Friday, Susannah Stapleton will talk about the Bridgnorth Women’s Suffrage Society. The week culminates with a drop-in History day running from 10am to 1pm – this is free, while other events are £3.50.

Email bridgnorth.library@shropshire.gov.uk for details.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
On Key

Related Posts

Sponsor welcomes plans for fans

Shrewsbury Town fans have been left feeling optimistic following the decision by the Government to allow supporters back into football grounds. The numbers allowed in

Festive fun on the farm

Park Hall Countryside Experience has released tickets for its brand new Christmas event – ‘Elf and Safely.’ Admission to the farm near Oswestry will include

Virtual Christmas lights switch-on

The Glaze family have been bringing festive cheer to the Broseley community for 25 years, raising more than £30,000 for several local charities and community

Take a screen break

Technology advice company techtimeout is challenging people to take a break from their laptops, tablets and phones for a day. The business has dubbed December

Nursery’s lockdown effort hailed

A Bridgnorth nursery has received a congratulations card from the Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire in recognition of remaining open during the lockdown earlier this year. Little