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The Hub, Minchinhampton

May 2019

Cotteswold Naturalists Field Club – Claverton Pumping Station

May 21 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

A talk by George Eycott on the Restoration of Claverton Pumping Station. The Claverton Pumping Station is a rare surviving example of the technology of the Late Georgian – Regency – period.  The pump started work in 1813. This amazing pump uses the power of the River Avon to lift water up 48ft into the Kennet and Avon Canal above. Burning no fuel and making no waste it is the ultimate in environmentally friendly technology.

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Local History Group – The Ricardo family and Minchinhampton

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tonight's talk will now be "The Ricardo family and Minchinhampton" - an illustrated talk by Diana Wall.     (The previously scheduled talk on School Log Books by Maureen Anderson has now been moved to later in the year.) Meetings are open to everyone.  Guests pay just £2.50.  

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September 2019

Local History Group: The Changing Face of Stroud

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Talk by Andrew Watton.  Meetings are open to everyone; guests pay just £2.50.

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November 2019

Local History Group: AGM followed by The BBC at War

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An illustrated talk by Vernon Harwood on the role of Radio in WWII.

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