Edgware & District National Trust Centre



St Lawrence Church Hall at 8 pm - doors open at 7.30pm

OWING TO THE VIRUS AND IN LINE WITH CURRENT ADVICE, ALL OUR MEETINGS AND OUTINGS (INCLUDING THE QUIZ) ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE



18 March  Rachel Smith - Flautist 

Rachel is a professional player, part-time lecturer at the London College of Music and principal flute player with the Band of the Coldstream Guards.  Rachel will talk us through the history of the flute from the Baroque to the present day with performances of music on alto flute and piccolo. 


15 April           Gemstones by Andrew Waite   

Andrew will give an interactive talk on the introduction to Gemstones.  This is an hour-long session and includes testing diamonds and ring sizing. He will tell us of fact and folklore of several gemstone properties, including their formation. He will bring a selection of jewellery for display with an opportunity to purchase – so bring your cheque books!

 

20 May            The Archaeology of Hendon by Jacqui Pearce

                        Jacqui will tell us about her work and the various artefacts that have been found.


 

17 June           For Valour by David Callaghan

This talk charts the history of the Victoria Cross.  From its inception in 1856 to the present day, the only firm to supply the medal is Hancocks of London, with who David was employed throughout his 42-year career.  His unique insight into the medal provides the background for this talk, tracing the history and stories of the heroism that resulted in the awarding of this special medal. 


15 July            King Arthur – Myth or Reality by Rupert Matthews

Many stories and myths have grown up about King Arthur, and Rupert, “The History Man”, will give us an enlightening talk about what is true and what is legend.



 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 






















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