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25th April
Quorn Local History Group - Online Talk - ‘Great British Statues’
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Monday 25th April 2021
Quorn Local History Group - Online Talk - ‘Great British Statues’

Zoom - 7.00pm for 7.15pm start
Cost: Free

Ann Brown will talk about some of our most famous statues from Lady Justice to Boudiccea, the Lions once outside HSBC Bank in Shanghai, and the Leicester Boer War Memorial, all made by her ancestor and foundry owner John Webb Singer.

Meeting joining instructions:
Members: check the Newsletter.
Non-members - please email us at least 24 hours before the talk.
NOTE! Spaces are limited - Members have priority.
Please note - no admission during the talk. New Members are always welcome.

Further information:
Tel: 01509 620 295
Email: quornlhg@gmail.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

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Monday 24th May 2021
Quorn Local History Group - Online Talk - ‘A just measure of pain’

Zoom - 7.00pm for 7.15pm start
Cost: Free

John Adsley will analyse 15 centuries of the changing definitions of what constitutes criminal activity, the methods and the philosophy behind punishment in Britain. Explore notable cases in Leicestershire that had a national impact and discover what punishments were meted out to some Quorn residents who broke the law, including imprisonment, transportation and even death.

Meeting joining instructions:
Members: check the Newsletter.
Non-members - please email us at least 24 hours before the talk
NOTE! Spaces are limited - Members have priority.
Please note - no admission during the talk. New Members are always welcome.

Further information:
Tel: 01509 620 295
Email: quornlhg@gmail.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

June next month  last month

Monday 28th June 2021
Quorn Local History Group - Online Talk - ‘On the trail’

Zoom - 7.00pm for 7.15pm start
Cost: Free

There are over 25 sculptures, memorials and artefacts located around the village, some very visible, some placed in quiet corners, some being historic and some modern.

Dennis Marchant takes us on the Quorn Village Sculpture Trail. A trip that starts with a concern at the deterioration of village assets and takes us to the sculptures, through the history, to meet the sculptors and what of the future.

Talks are held online via Zoom. Non-members must register by email at least 24 hours before the talk. NOTE! Spaces are limited. New members are always welcome

Further information:
Tel: 01509 620 295
Email: quornlhg@gmail.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

July next month  last month

Monday 26th July 2021
Quorn Local History Group -‘A tale of two Quorn photographers’ - Online Talk

Zoom - 7.00pm for 7.15pm start
Cost: Free

‘A tale of two Quorn photographers’
Sue Templeman brings us a talk about two Quorn photographers from the early 1900s, including their lives and families, how she carried out the research, and of course many of their photographs.

Talks are held online via Zoom. Non-members must register by email: quornlhg@gmail.com at least 24 hours before the talk.
NOTE! Spaces are limited. New members are always welcome

Further information:
Tel: 01509 620 295
Email: quornlhg@gmail.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

August next month  last month

Monday 23rd August 2021
Quorn Local History Group -‘'Quorn Station’ has a strange sound for us’’ - Online Talk

Zoom - 7.00pm for 7.:15pm start
Cost: Free

‘'Quorn Station’ has a strange sound for us’’
Local Railway Artist and historian Jack Shaw brings us an updated history of the Great Central Railway Quorn and Woodhouse station and its impact on the local area.

Talks are held online via Zoom. Non-members must register by email: quornlhg@gmail.com at least 24 hours before the talk. NOTE! Spaces are limited. New members are always welcome.

Further information:
Tel: 01509 620 295
Email: quornlhg@gmail.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php


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