Programme - 2018

2018Presentation Title Presenter
12th September Up On Nob Hill
Take a nostalgic trip around Old Swindon via photographs. Lots of fun and filled with fascinating facts
Andy Binks
10th October Wilts & Berks Canal
Before the railways came, canal systems were the fastest way of getting to and from anywhere… including Swindon.
John Farrow
14th November The Remount
Discover the role of horses in WWI including the story of local horses that assisted in the British victory.
Bob Lloyd
12th December Members’ Christmas Party
A chance to mingle, share stories and memories with other members.
2019Presentation Title Presenter
9th January Can You Remember When?
Long time Society stalwart with his ‘not-so-old’ historical Swindon photographs and a chat. I’m sure we’ll all be saying “Yes, I remember that!”
David Bedford
13th February On the Square
In-depth research of the square that is - High Street, Wood Street, Newport Street and Devizes Road. Photographs, maps and more.
David Lewis
13th March Swindon Town FC - 50 Years Since the League Cup Win
It’s 50 years since this great day in March 1969; reminiscing about Roger Smart, Don Rogers, John Trollope and many more.
Kevin Bizley
10th April Local Studies: Collecting the Stories of the Pig Hill
Swindon’s Local Studies team present some of their most interesting and unusual photographs and other items that they have acquired in recent years.
Darryl Moody,
Local Studies Librarian
8th May Members’ Choice - Preceded by the AGM
Our own members get a chance to show the pictures they love best… Become a member and you could choose yours too!
Members’ Contributions
12th June Summer Outing (TBA)
As summer beckons enjoy an evening away from watching the big screen. What would you like to do? Give us your suggestions.