GWHS Meetings & Outings For 2021
Since 1 October
2017
OUR MEETING VENUE FROM SEPTEMBER 2019 IS:
THE HALL, WIGSTON COLLEGE, STATION ROAD, WIGSTON LE18 2DS
(See Map Below)
 
ALL MEETINGS AT THE HALL START AT 7.30PM
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THE GREATER WIGSTON
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
 
 
MEETINGS FOR 2021
 
 
17 MARCH
WILLIAM FLINT –  LEICESTER ARCHITECT
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
MARK MITCHLEY
 
21 APRIL
A STORM IN A TEASHOP:
THE WAITRESSES’ STRIKE OF 1908
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
DR ANN FEATHERSTONE
 
REPLACED WITH A "ZOOM" MEETING
AT 7.30PM
A WALK AROUND WIGSTON CEMETERY
By Peter Cousins
 
 
19 MAY
MEDIEVAL PAINTINGS
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
DR MIRIAM GILL
 
REPLACED WITH A "ZOOM" MEETING
THURSDAY 20 MAY @ 7.30PM
MEDIEVAL PAINTINGS
Dr. Miriam Gill
 
16 JUNE
GUIDED TOUR OF LUTTERWORTH
CHURCH FOLLOWED BY A WALKING
TOUR OF HISTORIC LUTTERWORTH
POSTPONED UNTIL 2022
 
 
 
24 JULY “SPECIAL EVENT”
40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
TO BE HELD AT
THE WIGSTON COLLEGE HALL
 
 
 
 
THE SITUATION REGARDING THE REMAINING MEETINGS
FOR 2021 TO BE ADVISED
 
18 AUGUST
MEDIEVAL TOUR BY  DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY,
GATEWAY STREET,
LEICESTER FOLLOWED BY
AFTERNOON TEA AT THE UNIVERSITY
 
15 SEPTEMBER
BLACKSMITHS? THEY SHOE HORSES DON’T THEY?
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
DAVID JAMES
 
20 OCTOBER
THE COUNTRY RAILWAY STATION
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
BRIAN JOHNSON
 
17 NOVEMBER
LIFE IN THE SIGNAL BOXES OF WIGSTON JUNCTION
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
JOHN STEVENSON
 
15 DECEMBER
CHRISTMAS PARTY & QUIZ WITH NIBBLES & DRINKS
“CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS” TALK
(POWERPOINT & PICTURES)
VIRGINIA WRIGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Committee have been meeting regularly on Zoom and keeping a close eye on developments with Covid-19 and in particular with the situation in Oadby and Wigston. We have also been in contact with the Wigston College where we hold out monthly meetings.
 
In the light of current restrictions we have decided to cancel some meetings as you will see below: