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Surrey Industrial History Group - Events 2011-12

SIHG Visits, Extra Meetings & AGM

Saturday 16 April - SERIAC 2011 "An IA Miscellany"
Hosted by Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society (SIAS) at University of Sussex, Brighton
Saturday 9 July Conservation Award Presentation and Annual General Meeting
Surrey Heath Archaeology and Heritage Trust
Bagshot Archaeology Centre, 4-10 London Road, Bagshot GU19 5HN
Saturday 15 October "Industrial Archaeology - The Research Framework" read/print pdf
Autumn 2011 Conference, programme organised by SIHG
Conference organised by Surrey Archaeological Society Research Group
The Institute, Leatherhead
Thursday 27 October - SIHG Autumn Half Term Visit
"Watercress Line - Tornado Special Event"
Thursday 16 February - SIHG Spring Half Term Visit
"Thames Bridges & Clock Museum via Thames Clipper"

SIHG Lecture Course at Guildford 2011-12

36th Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures
Tuesdays 1930-2130, University of Surrey
Programme co-ordinator: Bob Bryson

  4 October 2011
The Changing Nature of Innovation - an Historical Overview
Dr John Russell, President of the Newcomen Society
18 October 2011
Historic Buildings and Materials
Martin Higgins, Historic Buildings Officer
  1 November 2011
No Place Too Dangerous - Women and Children of the Cornish Mining Industries
Lynne Mayers, Researcher & Author
15 November 2011
Iron and Steam in the Vale of White Horse
Tony Hadland, former Administrator, Vale & Downland Museum, Wantage
29 November 2011
The Life and Works of John Rennie
Peter Cross-Rudkin, ICE Panel for Historical Engineering Works
13 December 2011
Members’ Talks - attendance is FREE to all!
The First Modern Car? by Alan Thomas
The History of Tunsgate ‘Arch’, Guildford by Hugh Anscombe
The Sweetapple Family Cookery Book by Alan Crocker
Surrey Aviation Buildings by Gordon Knowles
Animal Rotary Power (part 2) by Jan Spencer
10 January 2012
The Lost Countryside: Images of rural life
Chris Shepheard, Director Rural Life Centre
24 January 2012
The Role of the Surrey Archaeological Society
David Calow, SyAS Secretary
  7 February 2012
The History of the London Underground
Tony Earle, Scientist and Commuter
21 February 2012
Surrey Brickwork up to 1850
Ian West, Building Surveyor
  6 March 2012
Personality Clashes and Power Struggles in the History of British Radar, 1935-41
Dr Phil Judkins, University of Buckingham

SIHG Lecture Courses at Leatherhead 2011-12

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

Autumn 2011

22 Sep Revival of the Lynton & Barnstable Railway
Paul Gowen
29 Sep Steamship "Sheildhall"
Graham Mache
  6 Oct The Mid Hants Railway
Dave Yaldren
13 Oct The Story of the Schneider Air Races
Colin Van Geffen
20 Oct The 'Spitfire'
Colin Van Geffen
27 Oct Half Term Visit
The Watercress Line -
'Tornado' Special Event
  3 Nov Nine Elms Steam
Alan Newman
10 Nov Buses, Trains, Ships & Trains
Paul Gosling
17 Nov Aspects of the Canal System
Geoff Roles
24 Nov Bell Founding & Ringing
Malcolm Loveday, Chertsey Society
  1 Dec The Motor Cycle Industry - Isle of Man TT
Speaker from Brooklands

Spring 2012

12 Jan Railway Races to the North
Ken Tythacott
19 Jan The Thames Barge
Tony Earle
26 Jan Dennis of Guildford
Gordon Knowles
  2 Feb 'Golden Age' of English Clockmaking
David Thompson, British Museum
  9 Feb Thames Bridges
Geoff Roles
16 Feb Half Term Visit
Thames Bridges & Clock Museum
via Thames Clipper
23 Feb Life and Works of Thomas Telford
Michael Bailey, Newcomen Society
  1 Mar Britain's Mining Heritage
Ken Tythacott
  8 Mar Early Plastics
John Russell, Newcomen Society
15 Mar Aspects of Transport
Arthur Tarrant
22 Mar Animal Powered Engines
Jan Spencer