Talk by Joe Studman. A look at over 30 theaters and cinemas that once graced the borough. £3 per person.
Talk by Frank Bayford. Frank was Pharmacist at Chase Farm Hospital before retiring. This talk will carry on from part 1, (the Schools), relating how Chase Farm became a hospital during the war years, and its time as a busy General Hospital afterwards. Frank will talk about the hospital in the first half of the talk and then show slides.
Talk by Joe Studman. Possibly the most important enterprise in Enfield’s history and a dominant factor for 150 years. £3 per person.
Talk by Joe Studman. The battle between church, state and charities to educate our young. £3 per person.
Talk by Anne and John Wallington. This talk will feature the people, places and culture found on a journey from Hanoi in North Vietnam, through Laos to Chang Rai in Thailand.
Talk by Chris Truran. Chris joined the Metropolitan Police in 1975 and worked as a Scenes of Crimes Officer (SOCO), working in central, north and north west London for over 38 years. Chris examined over 25,000 crime scenes ranging from shop-lifting to murder. Last year Chris spoke to us about the development of fingerprint and DNA technologies. In this second talk he will cover the first use of physical trace evidence in France in 1888 to trap a murderer which marks the birth of the use of Forensic Science in crime detection. The talk will cover the Soham murders of schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman and the kidnap and murder of Sarah Payne.