2015 - 2016  Programme

Hereford Civic Society

Meeting Programme  September 2015 – July 2016

 

Thursday 17th September 2015

Improving the Wye.  Mike Williams, Catchment Officer for the Wye and Usk Foundation.

 

Thursday 15th October 2015

Hereford Tomorrow (and AGM).  Discussion on HCS proposals for a Countywide eco city and more.

 

Thursday 19th November 2015

Tim Hoverd, Archaeological Projects Manager with HC.  Investigations surrounding the Neolithic and Dark Age periods, including sites near Hereford.

 

Thursday 17th December 2015

JL Wallin, Curator of the Coningsby Hospital Museum.   Tracing the site’s history, including the story of the Knights Hospitallers, Knights Templars and the Crusades

 

Thursday 21st January 2016

Gordon Wood, author on the History of Herefordshire Railways.  Construction of the Hereford – Worcester line.

 

Thursday 18th February 2016

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust.  Conserving wildlife in an expanding urban environment.   John Clark, Development Director

 

Thursday 17th March 2016

Ian Archer, Chief executive at the Courtyard. Activities and expansion plans, including facilities for other Hereford community organisations

 

Thursday 21st April 2016

Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Trust.  Nigel Jeffries.  Impressive commercial venture almost lost in history.  Vision becoming reality, thanks to the H&G Canal Trust.

 

Thursday 19th May 2016

Jason Hodges, Reconstructive artist

Illustrated presentation including artistic reconstruction of Hereford Castle including references to the Magna Carta Song Story

 

Thursday 16th June 2016

PJ Pikes, local archaeologist

‘The emerging picture of medieval Hereford’

 

Saturday 25th June 2016

Twentieth Century Society visit to Hereford

We'll join them for an all-day walking tour of the city.   

 

Saturday 16th July 2016

Summer outing:  Newtown, Powys.  Robert Owen museum, three decades of new housing from the sixties, contemporary Art Gallery, visit "Gregynog".