HOW WE USED TO LIVE
ouThe 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 2018-2019 Evening Talks Programme are: 2018: 2 October, 6 November and 4 December; 2019: 5 February, 5 March, 2 April and 7 May. Details tba in due course.
Tuesday 2 October 2018 at 7.30 pm
How We Used To Live will hear testimony from Holocaust survivor, Henry Schachter, as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET). The testimony will be followed by a question and answer session to enable those present to better understand the nature of the Holocaust and to explore its lessons in more depth. The visit is part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s extensive all year round Outreach Programme across the UK.
Tuesday 6 November 2018 at 7.30 pm
Relative grief in The Great War by Sara Hall
The Lychgate Project to honour and commemorate the men from Bank, Emery Down and Gritnam who lost their lives in the First World War is nearly complete. A short book will be produced in 2019 for sale in aid of the Royal British Legion. During this evening’s illustrated talk, Sara will tell us what has been found out about the lives of some of the men and their families before the war, and what happened to their loved ones afterwards.
Venue for all the above talks: Emery Down and Bank Village Hall, Emery Down, SO43 7EB
Entrance and Refreshments: £3.50