HOW WE USED TO LIVE
The How We Used To Live local history project encompasses talks, exhibitions and hands-on exploration of the past. Focusing upon people and houses in Allum Green, Bank, Blackwater, Emery Down, Gritnam and Swan Green it also encourages local inhabitants with long memories to reminisce about their lives.
Dates for 2016-2017 Evening Talks Programme are: 2017: February 7, March 7 and April 4. Details as follows:
Decoration of 19th Century English porcelain tableware
By Stephen Ferder
Tuesday 6th December 2016 at 7.30pm
Tuesday 7th February 2017 at 7.30pm
The New Forest Pony - More Than Meets The Eye
by Suzanne Kempe
Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 7.30pm
Hunting in the New Forest
By Paul Ames
Tuesday 4th April 2017
The 18th Century Forest
By Peter Roberts
Timber, threats and theft; cows and corruption; mean shacks, murder and mansions; pigs, people, power and place men. Find out about this intriguing century of change.
Venue for all the above talks: Emery Down and Bank Village Hall, Emery Down
Entrance: £3; refreshments available.