• Draft Local Plan consultation: have your say
    Enfield Council are running a consultation which will shape local planning until 2036. Update 24th Jan: LBE have announced a series of drop-in sessions. Further details here. Closing date for replies is 5pm 28th February 2019.

Calendar

Feb
18
Mon
Waterways Wonders @ Jubilee Hall
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Illustrated talk by Richard Thomas. A tour of some of the engineering marvels around the waterways system. We visit Foxton inclined plane, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Harecastle Tunnel, Anderton Lift and the Bingley Five Rise Locks among other perhaps not quite so well known.

Feb
20
Wed
Evacuees in WW2, part 2 @ Jubilee Hall
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talk by Mike Brown.

Mar
8
Fri
Romans to Saxons: results from St Martin-in-the-Fields Trafalgar Square @ Jubilee Hall
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm

Talk by Alison Telfer, Project Officer MOLA.

Mar
12
Tue
Medieval Women @ Jubilee Hall
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talk by Professor Virginia Davis (Queen Mary, University of London)

Mar
18
Mon
Who was Sir Christopher Wren?
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

An illustrated talk by Stuart Harvey. Stuart continues his series of interesting talks with this one on Britain’s most famous architect who was responsible for St Paul’s Cathedral and many churches in the City of London as well as buildings for Oxford University and the Royal Naval College at Greenwich.
Edmonton and Eastern Enfield Group.

Mar
20
Wed
EHHS AGM and talk by Dr Jim Lewis @ Jubilee Hall
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dr Jim Lewis will speak about his new book about the Royal Small Arms factory: The Factory that became a Village.

Apr
5
Fri
The Excavations & Fieldwork of Enfield Archaeological Society 2018 & AGM @ Jubilee Hall
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm

Talk by Dr Martin Dearne.

Apr
9
Tue
‘This Disgusting Filth’: Censorship in Eighteenth Century France @ Jubilee Hall
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talk by Dr Louise Seaward (University College, London)

Apr
15
Mon
The history of Broomfield House @ Jubilee Hall
Apr 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talk by Ivor Evans from the Broomfield House Trust.  The Trust was involved in curating the exhibition Hidden Treasures Revealed: Broomfield House and Park which may be seen at the Dugdale Centre until 22nd April.  For more information on the House, see article by Stephen Gilburt.

Apr
29
Mon
Brickmaking in the Borough of Enfield @ Jubilee Hall
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talk by David Cufley. This talk gives an idea of working in the brickfields and covers the period from the 1700s to WW1 with an emphasis on the 19th century. It shows how the workforce were organised, their wages and social conditions. The details of local brickfields will be included in the talk. Joint talk with the Edmonton Hundred Historical Society.

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