Inaugurated in June 2015, Broadway History Society has been set up to:
- Promote the understanding of and study the history of the village of Broadway, in the county of Worcestershire.
- Arrange meetings, walking tours, talks and other events on a broad ‘history’ theme to include visits to local historical building or sites.
- To provide a forum for the reporting, debate and discussion of issues relating to Broadway’s history and to share knowledge of the community and local area.
- To be an educational and non-profit making society.
Membership is open to all (individual £10 p.a., joint £15). For more details please contact Mary Smith (Hon. Treasurer) tel. 01386 853278.
Meetings will take place in 2015/16 on the following dates:
- Monday 21st September, 7pm in Broadway Methodist Church Hall, an illustrated talk by Gordon Franks ‘The Centenary of the Lifford Hall’.
- Monday 19th October, 7pm in Broadway Methodist Church Hall, an illustrated talk by Sarah McCormick Healy ‘Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds’.
- Monday 16th November, 7pm in The Community Room, The Court, Russell Square, Broadway, a talk by Jon Goldswain on ‘Elgar from Cradle to Grave’.
- Monday 14th December , 7pm at The Court, High Street, Broadway. Christmas drinks and a talk by Michael de Navarro on ‘Mary Anderson de Navarro’.
- Monday 18th January 2016, 7pm in Broadway Methodist Church Hall, at talk by Graham Downie on ”The Fairground Calendar’.
- Monday 15th February, TBA.
- Monday 21st March, TBA.
- Monday 18th April, 7pm, venue to be confirmed. A talk by Liz Eyre on the Lygon Arms Hotel,
- Monday 16th May. Annual General Meeting.