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Upcoming Events

Sat 30 Jun 2018

BIDFORD AREA COMMUNITY CHOIR: SUMMER OF LOVE

Saturday 30 June 2018, 7.30pm
The Barn, Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4JN

Tickets £7.50 on the door. To include refreshments. A donation will be given to Working World and Garage Art.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

SALFORD PRIORS LADIES GROUP

Wednesday 11 July 2018, 7.30pm
Salford Priors Memorial Hall, School Road, Salford Priors, WR11 8XD

Old Assum by speaker John Dallimore.

Refreshments are served at all meetings where there is a raffle and sale table. New members and visitors are always welcome with the first visit being free. Please contact Pam Sharpe on 01789 773746 for more details.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

SALFORD PRIORS LADIES GROUP

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 7.30pm
Salford Priors Memorial Hall, School Road, Salford Priors, WR11 8XD

How to grow old with dignity and disgracefully by speaker Daivd Howe Warwick.

Refreshments are served at all meetings where there is a raffle and sale table. New members and visitors are always welcome with the first visit being free. Please contact Pam Sharpe on 01789 773746 for more details.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 September 2018, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Stephen Barker, Heritage Adviser - The Battle of Edgehill, October 1642.

The crucial turning point for the Stuarts with tensions between king and parliament starting the first civil war. The talk outlines the main causes of the war; Money, Power and Religion, explaining the political and military context and social issues. Illustrated by a number of personal stories. A battlefield site visit will be offered by the Society and will draw on the current archaeological surveys of the site.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 October 2018, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Bob Marshall, Bidford History Society Research Group - Bidford Survivors.

Based on a three year period of detailed research by our Society Research Group, this is a summary presentation of Bidford WWI Armed Services survivors and their life stories. A book will be published covering the 300+ survivors.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 16 November 2018, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Prof Christopher Mick, Dept. of History Warwick University - WWI the final German perspective.

Examination of the causes of the German decision to cease fighting in November 1918, contrasting social unrest and suffering at home with military leaders’ determination to continue. Consequent civil unrest in Germany in the aftermath of the war.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 14 December 2018, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Dr. Gillian White, former Curator at Hardwicke Hall - Huggable Teddy Bears.

An intimate introduction to early C20th toys. Please bring your Teddy Bears!

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 18 January 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Andrew Reekes, Author - Two Titans, One City.

The contrasting stories of two of the most respected and powerful business men of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) and George Cadbury (1839-1922). Both men shared strong connections to the city of Birmingham and left lasting legacies.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 15 February 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Alan Godfrey, Chair, Alcester History Society - Postmans Knock.

Postal services in the Alcester area from the 18th century to the present day. Original research from 1988 recently updated.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 15 March 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Prof Richard Cust, Dept of History, Birmingham University - Discovering Charles I.

An introduction to Charles I attitudes to kingship and his behaviours. As King, Charles exercised poor judgement, was unable to compromise and was out of touch with his people. This talk will outline the false world in which Charles lived, his blindness to others views and how he precipitated the civil war, with Edgehill being the first skirmish.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 12 April 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Corinne Brazier, West Midlands Police Museum - 100 Years of Women’s Policing in the West Midlands.

A review of the role of women in policing, 1918-2018. An introduction to pioneers, a short video of some female 'firsts' at different ranks and specialisms.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 17 May 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 May 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Dr Stewart Tolley, Continuing Education Department, Oxford University - Charles II, the later Stuarts.

Government and the reign of Charles II during the restoration. The deterioration in relationships between crown and government and how finally it went wrong for James II, facilitating acceptance of William and Mary.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 June 2019, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Dr Alex Grieve - We Are Where We Are.

How life expectancy has changed 1830 – Present. The previous causes of lower life expectancy and how life expectancy has extended.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

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Regular Events

Parish Council

Parish Council Meetings are generally held on the third Wednesday of each month at Salford Priors Memorial Hall.

Readers' Group

Salford Priors Readers' Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month, starting 2.30pm, in TOPS.

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