Events 2024

Thursday 7 March

A talk about his work from award-winning hedgelayer Clive Matthew

Thursday 4 April

Surviving the Sixties with Professor Ian Maber - Ian's story of growing up in the 1960's

Thursday 18 April

A visit to Century Theatre, Coalville - Including a tour of the theatre, viewing of old films and refreshments at £10 per person - Booking essential - (own/shared transport)

Thursday 2 May

It's Your Funeral - A talk by Eddie Smallwood - The history, traditions and myths of saying goodbye to our loved ones

Thursday 6 June

The medals and stories of three Burbage Fallen (John Adkin, Sidney Kellaway & Percy Malkin) with Stephen Kellaway

Tuesday 18 June

A visit to "Stamford Hall", Lutterworth - Admission, guided tour and afternoon tea at £25 per person - Booking essential - (Own/shared transport)

Thursday 20 June

A visit to the "Old Grange", Burbage - Strictly Members Only - details to follow

Thursday 4 July

Brassed Off - History of brass instruments and brass bands with Sharon Stansfield of Long Eaton Silver Prize Band

Wednesday 17 July

Another chance to visit a BHG members bike collection at our 2024 social event in Burbage, with refreshments - Strictly members only - booking essential

Thursday 1 August

The work of the charity Canine Partners in providing assistance dogs with Glennis Myall

Thursday 13 August

A visit to Burghley House - The visit includes coach travel, entry to Burghley House and grounds, a guided tour and free access to the site following the tour - Charge payable details to follow

Thursday 5 September

A nice cup of tea - A potted history of tea with historian Sandy Leong

Thursday 3 October

A talk on the early history of Hinckley Urban District Council with Paul Griffths

Saturday 5 October

A visit to St Peter's Parish Church at Mancetter - Where we will explore its roman history with Eddie Smallwood - Charge payable details to follow (own/shared transport)

Thursday 7 November

At Risk War Memorials Project - Their work in rescuing and preserving War Memorial that reside in closed and deserted buildings with Robin Jenkins

Thursday 7 December

Images of winter in old Burbage with Sylvia Whitworth including refreshments and raffle

 Details of any further meetings will be announced at monthly meetings and by newsletter

All meetings are held at the Burbage Congregational Church, Church Street,  Burbage, LE10 2DD
commencing at 7.00 pm unless otherwise stated - Non-members £4.00 per meeting