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Meeting Dates

The Spondon Historical Society meet regularly at Spondon Village Hall for a variety of talks, presentations and discussions.

Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month and start at 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along to the meetings with visitors paying a small admission charge. Details of our forthcoming meetings are as follows:


Who we are, by Jean Moss. The work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, with reference to some local graves.
So you think you are British, do you? By John Taylor. This lighthearted and humorous talk examines some of the things we take for granted as being British in origin. Are they?

The Life and Adventures of Henry Walker RN, by Stephen Flinders. This is the second part of the talk Stephen gave last September.

No meeting.

The history of Derwent Hospital.  A talk by Rita Bailey.

A stretcher bearer in WW1 - William Coltman VC, DCM & bar, MM & bar. A talk by Tim Coltman about how his great grandfather won the VC in WW1.

The last Peer hanged for murder.  Talk by Gay Evans.

No meeting.