The Wisbech Society

and Preservation Trust Limited

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Winter Lecture - October 2019

This year’s Winter Lecture series  will commence with the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on 7th October 2019 at The Wisbech General Cemetery Chapel, North End Wisbech PE13 1PE.

It will commence at 7.30pm and be followed by an update on the progress of the Wisbech High Street Project by Taleyna Fletcher, the Townscape Heritage Officer at Fenland District Council.

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

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Winter Lecture - November 2019

Monday 04 November 2019

Winter Lecture - November 2019

On Monday 4th November 2019 at 7.30pm at the Chapel at Wisbech General Cemetery, North End, Wisbech, the second of the winter lecture series is entitled “The American Civil War - an introduction”

John Wright a retired RAF officer with an interest in military history on land, sea as well as in the air, will give us an outline of the causes, the strategy and some of the main battles as well as considering a few of the major characters involved in this conflict. John gave us a fascinating insight talk on Nelson last season and this promises to be just as interesting.

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

Winter Lecture - December 2019

Monday 02 December 2019

Winter Lecture - December 2019

On Monday 2nd December 2019 at 7.30pm at the Chapel at Wisbech General Cemetery, North End, Wisbech, the third of the winter lecture series is entitled “Breeding birds,grazing and flood management in the Nene Washes”

Charlie Kitchen, the site manager of the RSPB Nene Washes will outline his role in the management of this nature conservation area that stretches from Stanground in Peterborough to Guyhirn.

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

Winter Lecture - January 2020

Monday 06 January 2020

Winter Lecture - January 2020

On Monday 6th January 2020 at 7.30pm at the Chapel at Wisbech General Cemetery, North End, Wisbech, the fourth of the winter lecture series is entitled “A Quiz with a Difference”

Jed Jaggard, who specialises in historical re-enactmentsthrough his company Up an’ at ‘em History will bring a series of artefacts for us to identify after which he will give the history behind them. Some are very obscure!!

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

Winter Lecture - February 2020

Monday 03 February 2020

Winter Lecture - February 2020

On Monday 3rd February 2020 at 7.30pm at the Chapel at Wisbech General Cemetery, North End, Wisbech, the fifth of the winter lecture series is entitled “The Role of The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (The SPAB)”

Maggie Goodall, Education and Training Officer for SPAB will talk about the origins, the purpose and the work of her organisation with special reference to examples in the Wisbech area.

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

Winter Lecture - March 2020

Monday 02 March 2020

Winter Lecture - March 2020

On Monday 2nd March 2020 at 7.30pm at the Chapel at Wisbech General Cemetery, North End, Wisbech, the ffinal of the winter lecture series is entitled “White Crosses of Fenland”

Peter Thatcher, a retired teacher with a passion for local history, will explain what these predominantly medieval structures were and where in Fenland there are examples of them. He will concentrate on one formerly located at Fitton End Newton and his mission to trace what remains of it

We look forward to seeing members, for whom there is no charge. Non members are welcome to attend the lectures for which a donation of £3.00 is requested. Young people 18 or under are free. 

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