Society Events and Meetings 2019

Unless shown otherwise, all meetings will be held in the Lower Meeting Hall of the United Reform Church, Ilkeston — entrance off Albert Street — on the first Tuesday of each month.

Treasures in the attic

Learn about the history of the collector's items on dispay and try to value them.

Brian Howes

Tuesday 1st October, 7.45pm

Hope Robinson

Learn how Ilkeston's Mrs Robinson helped hundreds of families during WW2.

Keith Osman

Tuesday 5th November, 7.45pm

The First in Derbyshire

The story of Ilkeston's trams, 1903-1931

Stephen Flinders

Tuesday 7th January, 7.45pm

The Robins

The history of our post office and the postal service

Bob Massey

Tuesday 4th February, 7.45pm

Pictures in Glass

The history and construction of stained glass windows

Tony Waldron

Tuesday 3rd March, 7.45pm

The AGM

followed by

A Storm in a Teacup

The story of the 'Waitress strike' of 1908

Ann Featherstone

Tuesday 7th April, 7.45pm

DH Lawrence

How the local area influenced the author in his writings

Roger Mitchell

Tuesday 5th May, 7.45pm