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Surrey Industrial History Group - Events 2008-9

Visits, Extra Meetings & AGM

Saturday April 19 SERIAC 2008 "The Making of London & the South East"
Hosted by GLIAS, at University of East London Docklands Campus London E16 2RD
Saturday 17 May - Visit to Reigate Fort
Guided Tour & Talk on the 1898 Mobilisation Centre: Mark Russell (National Trust Warden)
Saturday 12 July - Conservation Award 2008 Presentation for The Spike & AGM
Sunday 26 October - Guided Visit to Didcot Railway Centre
Tuesday 17 March - Rebirth of the Welsh Highland Railway
by Robin Higgs; extra Lecture at Shalford Village Hall 1930

SIHG Lecture Course at Guildford 2008-9

33rd Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures
Tuesdays 1930-2130, University of Surrey
Programme co-ordinator: Bob Bryson

30 September 2008
A Light To Lighten Our Darkness: The History & Development of Lighthouse Optics
Julia Elton (Past-President Newcomen Society)
14 October 2008
Sawmills: A Slice Through Time
Martin Watts (Millwright & Mill Historian)
28 October 2008
Samuel Cody: Air Pioneer
Peter Reese (Author)
11 November 2008
Cornwall's Mining Heritage
Dr Peter Stanier (Author & Industrial Archaeologist)
25 November 2008
Early Wireless
Ken Tythacott (Member British Vintage Wireless Society)
  9 December 2008
Members' Talks
1 Royal Earlwood's Model Ship Builder by Anne Lea
2 Aircraft Radiators by Alan Thomas
3 Fulling by Glenys Crocker
4 Vokes by Roy Johnson
5 Swallow's Tiles film by Neil & Pat Cryer
  6 January 2009
Banknote Papermaking at Laverstoke & St Petersburg
Prof. Alan Crocker (President SIHG)
20 January 2009
Channel Islands Concrete (from WW2 to Today)
Chris Shaw (Consultant)
 3 February 2009: CANCELLED - SNOW!
Watches in England: the First Hundred Years (1580 - 1680)
David Thompson (Curator of Horology British Museum)
17 February 2009
The Early Days of Plastics
Dr John Russell (Vice President Newcomen Society)
 3 March 2009
The Life of Donald Bailey and His Bridge
Pablo Haworth (Surrey & Hants. Canal Society)