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Surrey Industrial History Group - Events 2009-10

SIHG Visits, Extra Meetings & AGM

Saturday 4 April - Croydon's Industrial History
Tour led by Paul Sowan; meet at 1030, Ampere Way Tramlink Station
Saturday 29 April SERIAC 2009 "IA in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight"
Hosted by HIAS, at Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire
Friday 8 May - Thirty Nine Years of Flying in Military & Civil Aviation
Chris Roberts; extra Lecture 1930 at The Institute, Leatherhead
Saturday 4 July at 1400 - Visit to Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Saturday 11 July at 1400 - AGM, SIHG Conservation Award 2009 & Talk
Restoration of Nr 6 Kempton Great Engine.
Thursday 18 Feb SIHG Visit to NMRC & STEAM in Swindon
National Monument Record Centre & Museum of the Great Western Railway
Saturday 27 February - ARC Symposium at Ashtead
+ exhibit & speaker from SIHG.

SIHG Lecture Course at Guildford 2009-10

34th Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures
Tuesdays 1930-2130, University of Surrey
Programme co-ordinator: Bob Bryson
29 September 2009
Searching for Trevithick's London Railway of 1808
John Liffen, Curator of Communications, Science Museum London
13 October 2009
Kodak & Photography
Tony Earle, Retired Photographic Scientist
27 October 2009
The Flying Boats of Southampton - Ships of the Sky
Colin van Geffen, Aviation Artist & Enthusiast
10 November 2009
The Power & the Glory of Waterwheels
Dr Jeff Hawksley, Member SPAB Mills Section
24 November 2009
Industries of Farnham
Chris Shepheard, Director Rural Life Centre
  8 December 2009
Members' Talks
1 Manufacture of Margarine by Anne Lea
2 Steam Power at Buckland Sawmill by Jan Spencer
3 Monastic Mills by Glenys Crocker
4 The Stories of Two Clocks by Roy Johnson
5 The First Aviation “Jumbo” by Gordon Knowles
12 January 2010 - POSTPONED to 23 February 2010
Days at the Factory
Prof David Perrett, President Newcomen Society
26 January 2010
Beginnings of Public Utilities in Surrey
Peter Tarplee, Vice President SIHG
  9 February 2010
Atkinson's High Efficiency Engines
Ed Marshall, Member Newcomen Society
Days at the Factory
Prof David Perrett, President Newcomen Society
  9 March 2010
Bridges of Britain
Peter Cross-Rudkin, ICE Historical Engineering Works Panel
23 March 2010 NEW MEETING
The Story of UK VSTOL (Vertical/Short Take Off & Landing - past, present & future)
Chris Roberts, BAe pilot who has flown Harriers & Hunters,
& Hawks as part of the Red Arrows aerobatic team

SIHG Lecture Courses at Leatherhead 2009-10

Thursdays 1000-1200, The Institute, Leatherhead; programme co-ordinators: Ken Tythacott & Geoff Roles

Autumn 2009

24 Sept The Concorde Story
Captain Orlebar,
former Concorde pilot
  1 Oct Sheppey, Ships and Shorts
Russell Feaver, Guildford Institute
  8 Oct Clan Line - 60 Years On
Bob Gillett, train restoration team
15 Oct The Hurricane
Brian Hennegan,
formerly with Hawkers
22 Oct Members' Day
Short talks, DVD and film
29 Oct (Half Term)
  5 Nov Early Motoring in Surrey
Gordon Knowles, SIHG
12 Nov Past Industries of Elmbridge
Peter Tarplee, SIHG
19 Nov Aspects of the Great Western
Peter Lugg, formerly with GWR
26 Nov Rebirth of the Welsh Highland Railway
Robin Higgs
  3 Dec John Logie Baird and Television
Jon Weller, Television historian

Spring 2010

14 Jan Wey and Arun Canal Trust
Jonathan Mitchell, WACT
21 Jan The Victorian Internet
Ken Tythacott, BVWS/SIHG
28 Jan Goblin & Ronson of Leatherhead
Peter Tarplee - SIHG
  4 Feb Fifty Years of Motorways
David Atkinson, SIHG
11 Feb Members' Day
Kew Steam and Laxey Wheel,
Alan Thomas, SIHG
18 Feb (Half Term)
25 Feb The Sentinel Steam Wagon
Jim Hatfield, Sentinel Drivers Club
  4 Mar Aspects of Brooklands
Speaker from the Museum Panel
11 Mar Amberley Chalk Pits
Speaker from the Museum Panel
18 Mar Pioneers of Power Generation
Ken Tythacott, BVWS/SIHG
25 Mar Thirty Nine Years of Flying
Chris Roberts