Diary

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2024

Saturday 1 – Saturday 8 June

Passage Along the Douro on MS Amalia Rodrigues

for Noble Caledonia Cruises

Friday 14 June [2 pm]

DAC Meeting

Tuesday 18 June [10.45 am]

The First Prize: Anglo-Saxon England

for The Arts Society,  Solent
The Community Centre, Titchfield, Hants PO14 4AB

Friday 21 June [7.30 pm]

The Siren Sea: Medieval Mariners

for Great Yarmouth Historical and Archaeological Society
Christchurch, King Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2HL

Saturday 22 June [7 pm]

The Signs of the Times

for St Andrew’s Church, Wickhampton
Church Road, Wickhampton NR13 3PB

Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 June

An Appointment with Angels: churches of Norfolk

for ACE Cultural Tours

Monday 1 July

DAC Site Visit

Tuesday 2 – Friday 6 July

Research: Gibraltar

Monday 8 July [2 pm]

Stone on Stone; the men who built the cathedrals

for EynsfARA
St Martin’s Church, Station Road Eynsford DA4 0EH

Tuesday 9 July [10.15 am]

A Study Day on Black Death and its Aftermath

for Rye Castle Museum
East Street, Rye

Wednesday 10 July [7.30 pm]

The Politeness of Princes; the reality of medieval manners and etiquette

for the Crafield Club
Bucks Cross Road, Old Chelsfield  BR6 7RL

Thursday 11 July

DAC Site Visit

Friday 12 July [2 pm]

DAC Meeting

Tuesday 16 July [7.30 pm]

A Child’s Life in the Middle Ages

for SHAL
The Village Hall, Aldington Road, Lympne CT21 4LE

Thursday 18 July [2 pm]

The Significance of the Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

for AS Windlebrook
Windlesham Club & Theatre, Kennel Lane, Windlesham GU20 6AA

Friday 19 – Tuesday 21 July

Belgium recce and research

Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 August

Nice/Monaco

Thursday 8 – Monday 12 August

Northumbria pre-tour

Monday 12 – Friday 16 August

Northumbria in the First Millennium

for ACE Cultural Tours

Monday 19 – Friday 23 August

Northumbria in the First Millennium [2]

for ACE Cultural Tours

Saturday 31 August [1.45 pm]

The Master Masons: The men who built the cathedrals

for Norfolk Churches Trust
St John’s Catholic Cathedral Meeting Room, Earlham Road NR2 2PA

Saturday 7 September [2 pm]

The Hazards of the Journey: pilgrimage and travel in the Middle Ages

for Hemblington, All Saints, Church Lane, Hemblington

Monday 9 September

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Tuesday 10 September [10.30]

Illuminated Manuscripts

for The Arts Society, Woking
The Village Hall, Manor Fruit Farm, Glaziers Lane, Normandy GU3 2DT

Thursday 12 September [10.30 am]

El Greco

for The Arts Society, Mayford
St Andrew’s Church, Goldsworth Park Centre, Denton Way GU21 3LG

Friday 13 September [2 pm]

DAC Meeting

Monday 16 September [11 am]

Joan of Arc

for The Arts Society, Tunbridge Wells
Trinity Theatre, Church Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JP

Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 September

Early Christianity research in Rome

Monday 23 – Friday 27 September

Churches of Romney Marsh [2]

for ACE Cultural Tours

Wednesday 2 October [7.30 pm]

The Vikings Are Coming

for Swanley History Group
The Alexandra Suite, St Mary’s Road, Swanley BR8 7BU

Thursday 3 October [2 pm]

The Green Man in English Churches

for The Arts Society, Grayshott
The Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6TZ

Friday 4 October [10.30 am]

The Venerable Bede and the Times in which he Lived

for U3A Swanley
The Alexandra Suite, St Mary’s Road, Swanley BR8 7BU

Monday 7 October

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Wednesday 9 October [2 pm]

Subject TBC

for U3A East Medway
Smallholders’ Club, Springvale, Gillingham ME8 0JG

Thursday 10 – Tuesday 22 October

Lecturing on MS Monet for Noble Caledonia

Dubrovnik, Kotor, Durres, Vlore, Otranto, Monopoli, Pescara, Pesaro, Venice, Koper, Rovini, Zadar, Split

Wednesday 23 October

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Wednesday 30 October [10.45]

Stone on Stone: the men who built the cathedrals

for The Arts Society, West Wycombe
The Village Hall, Lace Green, Princes Risborough HP27 0QT

Monday 4 November

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Tuesday 5 November

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Tuesday 5 November [7.15 pm]

‘Put That Light Out!’ The Searchlight Girls of WW2

for Whitstable History Society
URC, Middle Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BW

Wednesday 6 November [11 am]

Henry the Navigator

for Wadhurst Probus
The Village Hall, Lower High Street, Ticehurst TN5 5BB

Friday 8 November [2 pm]

DAC Meeting

Monday 11 November [7 pm]

The Goose is Getting Fat

for Brenzett WI
The Village Hall, Boardman’s Lane, Brookland TN29 9RG

Wednesday 13 November [7.30]

Spectacles into Heaven: Icons

for Meopham History Society
St John’s Hall, Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0AA

Monday 18 November [2.30 pm]

The Venerable Bede and the Times in which he Lived

for The Arts Society, Westminster
Somewhere in Central London!

Tuesday 19 November [7.30]

The Dregs of the People Remains: Black Death and its Aftermath

for Ulcombe History Society
The Village Hall, Headcorn Road, Ulcombe ME17 1HD

Wednesday 20 November [8 pm]

A Scribe’s Life in the Middle Ages

for Otford & District Historical Society
The Memorial Hall, High Street, TN14 5PQ

Thursday 21 November [2 pm]

Subject to be decided

for Mayfield U3A
Five Ashes Village Hall, TN20 6JA

Thursday 21 November [7.30]

The Goose is Getting Fat

for Smarden History Society
Chater Hall, Chessenden Lane, Smarden TN27 8NF

Thursday 28 November [11 am]

The Glories of Anglo-Saxon England

for The Arts Society, Oakham
Victoria Hall, High Street, Oakham LE15 6AH

Tuesday 3 December [8 pm]

Stone on Stone: the men who built the cathedrals

for The Arts Society, Woodford Green
Bancroft’s Prep School, Woodford Green IG8 0RF

Wednesday 4 December 7 pm]

The Topsy Turvy World of Misericords

for HRGS Sittingbourne
Central Avenue Theatre, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne ME10 4DN

Thursday 5 December [7.30 pm]

The Goose is getting Fat: a History of Christmas Traditions

for Cranbrook Museum & History Society
The Vestry Hall, High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3HA

Friday 6 December [6 pm]

Something to do with Angels

for Rotherfield, St Denys
In the church.

Monday 9 December

DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) site visit

Wednesday 11 December [11 am]

The Goose is Getting Fat

for The Arts Society, Cotswolds
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford OX18 4RZ

Friday 13 December [2 pm]

DAC Meeting

Monday 16 December [7.30]

The Goose is Getting Fat

for KFHS Ashford
The Windmill, Mill Lane. Ashford TN24 0QG

Wednesday 18 December [11 am]

The Goose is Getting Fat

for The Arts Society, Mid Sussex
Norfolk Pavilion, South of England Showground, Ardingly RH17 0Tl