Monday, January 14, 2019


A Brigg Amateur Social Historians meeting being enjoyed at the Servicemen's Club - see Nigel Fisher's Brigg Blog January 2019

Brigg Amateur Social Historians - a well-established group in the town which holds monthly meetings open to interested members of the public - has announced its events programme up to May 2019.
Meetings are held at Brigg & District Servicemen's Club, Coney Court, starting at 8pm.
There's free admission, refreshments are served and a raffle held to help with costs (see picture above).
Tuesday, February 5: Lincolnshire Explorers - a talk by Loretta Rivett. Franklin went in search of the North West passage, while John Smith found Virginia and Pocahontas. Tuesday March 5: The Airfields of North Lincolnshire - an illustrated talk by David Gibson.
Tuesday April 2: Millvina Dean, 1912-2009 - an illustrated talk by Josie Webb. This is the story of a nine-week-old baby girl who survived the Titanic disaster in April 1912 together with her mother and brother.
Tuesday May 7: Highwaymen in North Lincolnshire - an illustrated talk by Rod Fanthorpe. What was Dick Turpin doing here?

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