WINTER PROGRAMME 2014-5
All events take place in the Cross Barn, Odiham. Talks start at
7.45 p.m. Non-members welcome £3.
Friday, Nov. 14th 7.45 p.m in the Cross
THE BLACK LEGEND OF PRINCE RUPERT’S DOG:
WITCHCRAFT AND PROPAGANDA DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
Speaker: Mark Stoyle. Professor of Early Modern History, University
of Southampton. Author of a book on this subject. In his talk he
sets out to uncover the true history of Boy, the canine companion of
Charles 1st’s famous nephew Prince Rupert.
Non-members welcome £3
Friday, December 5th. 7.45 p.m in the Cross
OUR CHRISTMAS DINNER AND TALK “ROYAL FLYING CORPS 1914 –
REPLACING THE HORSE”,
Speaker: Dick Forsythe Chief Trustee of the WW1 Aviation Heritage
Friday, January 9th. 2015. 7.45 p.m. in the
ODIHAM’S NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN. Speaker: Philip James.
FOLLOWED BY OUR AGM.
**Please note there will be a Neighbourhood Plan exhibition in the Cross
Barn open from 7.0 pm. **
ODIHAM EXTRAVAGANZA ON NOVEMBER 27TH
. Do visit our stand where all our publications etc. will be for
sale. If you are not yet an Odiham Society member come and find out
what we are for and what we do.
REMINDERS TO GET YOUR TICKETS FOR:
Friday Nov. 21st. PARLIAMENT WEEK AND THE PREMIER OF THE
MAGNA CARTA ANTHEM.
Tickets are still available for this at £5. from the dress agency.
Friday, December 5th. OUR CHRISTMAS DINNER AND TALK
here or phone 01256 704912 for an application form.
Friday, February 13th 2015
TWO FOR ONE TONIGHT:
WHY THE TOWN OF FLEET DEVELOPED AS IT DID.
Speaker: Phyl Ralton MBE who has for several years been an active
the Fleet and Crookham Local History Group Committee.
THE HISTORY OF FLEET POND
Speaker: Colin Gray. Chairman of the Fleet Pond Society.
Friday, March 13th 2015
THE WELLINGTON STATUE ON ROUND HILL, ALDERSHOT.
Speaker: Paul Vickers. Head of the Army Library Information Systems
at the Prince Consort’s Library,
Aldershot and until recently Chairman of the Friends of the Aldershot
Friday, April 10th 2015
VILLAGE LIFE AT THE TIME OF MAGNA CARTA
Speaker: Dr. Nick Karn. Lecturer in Medieval Law at University of
Annual Membership is £12 for an individual and £18 Joint.
Our publications are on sale at the Card Shop, 115 High Street, or
For more information on events or to join the society visit
or phone 01256 704912.