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Visit to the William Booth Birthplace Museum Jul 09, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
A museum dedicated to telling the story of William Booth, his wife Catherine, their family and the role they played in the formation of The Salvation Army.
Upper Broughton As It Used To Be Mar 12, 2020 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
Presented by the History Group and featuring photographs from Michael Copley's archive of village photos
The Archaeology of Highcross in Leicester Jan 09, 2020 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Peter Liddle
Wonderful, Wily, Wallis Simpson Nov 14, 2019 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
With Julie Ede
The Grantham Canal Sep 19, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Woolsthorpe Locks,
A visit to Woolsthorpe Locks with Rosemary Gibson of the Grantham Canal Society
Walking Tour of Cropwell Bishop Jul 11, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Nottingham in the Time of Jane Austen May 09, 2019 from 07:30 PM to 09:15 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Chris Weir
History of Welby Village Mar 14, 2019 from 07:30 PM to 09:15 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A Talk by Alan Fox
Medieval Villages in Leicestershire Jan 24, 2019 from 07:30 PM to 09:15 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Peter Liddle the former County Archaeologist for Leicestershire.
Holy Wells and Springs Nov 08, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
With Ross Parish from Hidden Histories.
Commemoration of the Centenary of the end of World War 1 Oct 28, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM St Luke's Church,
A commemorative service in St Luke's Church, Upper Broughton to remember the men of Upper Broughton who gave their lives in World War 1. And a commemoration of the centenary of the end of the war. The service will be conducted by Reverand Paul Massey, Rector of Cotgrave and the benefice which includes Upper Broughton..
Nottingham in the Great War Sep 13, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Carol Lovejoy Edwards about what was happening on the Home Front whilst the men were away fighting.
A Walk around Old Dalby Jul 12, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Old Dalby,
With Ann McKenna
Newark and the Civil War May 10, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Kevin Winter, Collections Assistant at the National Civil War Centre in Newark.
Contrasting Characters: The Histories of Buckminster and Sewstern Mar 08, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
Talk by Dr Pam Fisher of Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust and Leicester University.
Leicestershire Countryside under the Romans Jan 11, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Peter Liddle, the former County Archaeologist for Leicestershire. We have enjoyed several of Peter's talks before and he is an excellent speaker.
The Work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Sep 07, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by Jeremy Prescott who served for 27 years as a British Army Officer in the infantry, reaching the position of Lieutenant Colonel. After leaving the army he became Chief Executive of a charity which supported rural communities in the East Midlands.
Walking Tour of Grimston Jul 21, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Grimston,
Guided walk around the village of Grimston with Alison Halliday
Walking Tour of Hoby May 11, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Hoby,
Hoby is a fascinating village which is about twice the size of Upper Broughton and a handful of miles to the south-west of us. They have a thriving History Group who are going to give us a guided tour of their village.
The Battle of Jutland Mar 09, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:45 PM Upper Broughton Village Hall,
A talk by the very knowledgable Robert Urquhart
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