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Visits, Extra Meetings & AGM

Saturday 21 April SERIAC 2018 - South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference
Annual one-day conference at Windsor
Hosted by Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group (BIAG)

Saturday 28 July 14:00 - SIHG AGM + Conservation Award
Shere Village Hall - followed by
14:30 Presentation of Conservation Award to
Shere Museum and the Surrey Hills Society
and refreshments, then a chance to visit the Museum

Lecture Course at Guildford 2018-19

The 43rd Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures

Mondays or Tuesdays 19:30 - 21:30
NEW VENUE Church House Guildford, 20 Alan Turing Road, Guildford GU2 7YF

Mon   1 October 2018
Brunel, Scott Russell and the Great Eastern
Prof. Andrew Lambert, Dept of War Studies King’s College London
Tue   9 October 2018
London Underground’s Edwardian Tile Patterns
Douglas Rose, London historian and information designer
Tue 23 October 2018
R34: New York - There and Back Again - an Airship’s tale
Nigel Hills, of the Airship Association
Mon   5 November 2018
A History of the Singer Marque
Michael Hyman, Editor of the MASCOT for the Association of Singer Car Owners
Mon 19 November 2018
The Joe Lyons Story: Food for Thought
Neville Lyons, relative of the co-founder of J Lyons & Co
Tue 11 December 2018
Members’ Talks Evening - Free to all lecture attendees (even if not members of SIHG)
Short talks by members plus refreshments and a chance to meet other members

Mon   7 January 2019
The Ramblings of a Railwayman
Geoff Burch, railwayman & author
Tue 22 January 2019
A History of the Post Office Underground Railway
Chris Taft, Historian and Head of Collections at The Postal Museum
Tue   5 February 2019
Conkers, Cordite and the Birth of Modern Biotechnology
Martin Adams, Emeritus Professor of Microbiology at the University of Surrey
Tue 19 February 2019
Alan Crocker Memorial Lecture
The History of Paper Making,
with Particular Reference to Alan’s Research
Phil Crockett, British Association of Paper Historians
Tue   5 March 2019
Iron Men - C19th Engineer Henry Maudslay and his Circle
David Waller, author and former Financial Times journalist

Lecture Courses at Leatherhead

Autumn 2018

  4 October
The Merchant Navy at War
The Falklands
Richard Mellor
11 October
The Development of the Motor Car
in the Interwar Years
Trevor Williams
18 October
Eric Alliott RFC, RAF
from Icarus to Airbus
Michael Alliott
25 October
HALF TERM - Possible Visit to
The Post Office Museum in London
  1 November
The Bailey Bridge
Pablo Haworth
  8 November
The Schneider Air Races
Colin van Geffen
15 November
Fastenings: Truly the Nuts
and Bolts of Industry
Anthony Poulton-Smith
22 November
London Under the Surface
Geoff Roles
29 November
Wandle Industrial Museum -
Lavender Industries of Mitcham
Alison Cousins
  6 December
Hearth & Home:
Local Building Materials of the SE
Geoffrey Mead
13 December
Members’ Short Talks

Spring 2019

10 January
Matthew Boulton
Trevor Williams
17 January
Lighter than Air Flying Machines
Giles Camplin
24 January
British War Artists of the 2nd World War
Neville Lyons
31 January
From Icarus to Airbus
The myths, legends and facts about
man’s quest to fly and ‘1933’
Some little known facts about 1933
Michael Alliott
7 February
Croydon Airport
Graeme Roy
14 February
Schneider to Spitfire
Colin Van Geffen
21 February
28 February
The Brunels
Roger Madge
7 March
Gates of Guildford
Colin Rumary
14 March
Steven Archer
21 March
Naval Dockyards
Philip Macdougall