Saturday, September 21, 2019
BRIGG BASH GROUP ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF TALKS AND GHOST WALK 2019
Brigg Amateur Social Historians have now held their 2019 annual meeting.
Founder member Josie Webb tells us it has been a good year for this very active group.
It is now 16 years since BASH first started out at the White Horse pub. How time flies!
A certain Brigg journalist presented a talk at that initial meeting about The Lincolnshire Times Newspaper and some 60 people attended.
The new committee is - Chairman, Pat Parkinson; Secretary, Shirley Finney; Vice- Chairman, Brian Denison; Treasurer, Denise Torpey; Social Media, Josie Webb; Buffet, Jean Neall, recently made a Freeman of Brigg; other committee members, Chris Witty and Malcom Scott.
Future evening meetings at Brigg Servicemen's Club are:
"Fokker Fodder" - an Illustrated talk by Paul Hare. The story of unarmed aeroplanes that were easy prey for those built by Anthony Fokker in 1915/16.---Tuesday, October 1st.
Tuesday, November 5th. "Women in Geology" - an illustrated talk by Paul Hildreth. Investigatating the struggle for women to gain recognition in male-
Tuesday December 3rd. "All in a Day"s Work" - an illustrated talk by Josie Webb. The history of the women's land army - including her mum Katleen Webb "s memories of her time in the land army, including photos taken of her.
The Halloween Ghost Walk will be on Sunday evening, November 3rd - with a 7pm start from outside The White Horse pub. Tickets available from Brigg Tourist Information at the Buttercross - £3 each.
Pictured above - a 2010 BASH talk about Brigg as it was decades ago.