Events

Monthly talk - Paul Ridgeley: Shropshire soldiers of Waterloo.

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 19:00

Perhaps a family member played his part in the defeat of Napoleon? Paul joins us to look at those Shropshire soldiers who were at the defining Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Ray Farlow: Events and celebrations

Tue, 17/12/2019 - 19:00

Ray Farlow joins us to delve into his extensive collection of old postcards to look at how we celebrated in Shropshire in times past.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Advolly Richmond: The March of Archery

Tue, 21/01/2020 - 19:00

Advolly joins us to take an amusing look at how archery became the sport of ladies in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Peter Dunhill: Castlefields in Shrewsbury

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 19:00

Peter joins us to take us on a pictorial ramble around this interesting and not often visited part of Shrewsbury.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Alan Fallows: Shrewsbury Freemen and Guilds

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 19:00

Alan joins us to look at the role of the Guilds and Freemen of Shrewsbury, an important part of the life of this historic town.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Karen Evans: The ultimate black sheep

Tue, 21/04/2020 - 19:00

How do you cope with a murder in your family history? Karen joins us to show how. 

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Dr George Nash: Signatures in stone

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 19:00

Dr Nash joins us again to talk about his speciality subject - monumental prehistoric graffiti associated with death, burial and ritual.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - David Skillen: The Royal Observer Corps in peace and war

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 19:00

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.