Current Year Programme 2021/2022



2021/22 Programme


The speaker meeting programme in 2021/22 will utilise Zoom digital technology, although it is hoped (subject to Government advice) that they also will be conducted face to face at the Kindle Centre as well as being broadcast live.  Please check our website/ emailed meeting reminder to confirm that admittance to the Kindle Centre is permitted.


Access to meeting recordings will be available from about 7 days following the date of the meeting through our you.Tube account (click the link below):


Wednesday September 8th 2021

Outing to Berkeley Castle; Dr. Jenner’s House & Museum


Thursday September 16th 2021              

“Inspired by Local Heroes”:  Art exhibition curated by HCS Member Sue Edwards through a My Place Grant, which HCS assisted Susan in securing.  10.00am – 4.00pm drop-in HCS social event with the ambiance of a “Private Viewing”


Thursday October 21st 2021                    

“The People’s Bridge – the campaign to build Hereford’s Victoria Bridge    Speaker:  Rhys Griffiths


Thursday November 18th 2021                

“Hereford Arts College”   Speaker:  Abigail Appleton 


Thursday December 16th 2021                 

“Alfred Watkins and Hereford”    Speaker:  David Whitehead                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Thursday 20th January 2022                    

"Dr Henry Graves Bull & 19th Century Hereford” (Dr Bull was one of the founding members of the Woolhope Club)   Speaker: Dr Henry Connor


Thursday 17th February 2022                  

"Food farming: beef, beer, cider and spuds"  Speaker: Bill Laws


Thursday 17th March 2022                   

"The City's Mayoral Heritage"   Speakers: The Right Worshipful 639th Mayor of Hereford Cllr. Paul Stevens and the Mayor's Officer John Marshall


Thursday 21st April 2022                            

"Mills of Hereford City"   Speaker: Andy Tatchell


Thursday 19th May 2022                            

"De-coding the Siege of Hereford"   Speaker: Adrian Harvey


Thursday 16th June 2022                            

"The Hereford Mappa Mundi"   Speaker:   Dr Rosemary Firman


Thursday 21st July 2022  

“20's Plenty for Us”   Speakers: Rod King (Founder and Campaign Director), Prof John Whitelegg

Wednesday 7th September 2022

Annual Summer Outing

Morning: at the newly restored Hay-on-Wye Castle.   Afternoon: at Talgarth Mill. At each location: a conducted tour and a talk on their respective history and restoration.

Further information and a booking form can be obtained by clicking HERE

Thursday 15th September 2022

"The Herefordshire Hoard"  Speaker Tim Hoverd

Thursday 20th October 2022

"Noble Service in the Cause of Womanhood"  Speaker and Author:  Clare Wichbold    (Book available for £15 on the day.  Cash only). 

This meeting will also include the Annual General Meeting of the Hereford Civic Society.

Thursday 17th November 2022

"John Nash - the architect before fame and fortune"  Speaker - Richard Suggett

This talk will be broadcast on Zoom but not recorded.

Thursday 15th December 2022

"NMITE.  Where we are and Plans for the Future"  Speaker:  James Newby, Chief Operating Officer