History Society Programme

Programme of talks 2023-4

See below for the programme of visits for Summer 2024 – available Spring 2024.

Meetings are held in the United Free Church, Riverside, Framlingham and start at 7.30pm unless otherwise indicated.

Wed 18th October 2023 The Medieval Farming Year in Pictures Alison Bowman
Wed 15th November 2023 AGM  
  After AGM: The 1931 Pageant: a recently discovered film of this amazing event John Bridges

Wed 6th December 2023
Unitarian Meeting House

Special event: The Harbour Lights Trio will entertain us with a programme of Suffolk Songs, with mulled wine and mince pies  
Wed 17th January 2024

World War II Coastal Defences in Suffolk.
On Zoom (not face-to-face)

Dr John Greenacre
Wed 21st February 2024
Suffolk’s Lost Heritage: A look at some of the buildings that have been lost over the years. Stephen Poulter

Wed 20th March 2024

Expert Edgesmith to Engineering Enterprise: The early days of the Leiston Garrett dynasty Fraser Hale
Wed 17th April 2024 The Hidden History of Orfordness, 1914-1993 Clive Chambers


Summer Visits 2024

We will arrange a number of visits during the Summer of 2024, to be finalised in the Spring.