Thursday, 16 December 2021

Woking at Work

 Our next talk, by David Rose, will be about 'Woking at Work.' It will take place on Monday 10th January at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £15 for a single and £20 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 8 - 12  weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Thursday, 4 November 2021

AGM

 Our next meeting on Monday December 6th will be the AGM followed by a talk by Juliet Hills on the history of Christmas carols . The AGM is for members only and will take place on Zoom at 8pm.

Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Chertsey Abbey

 Our next talk, by Emma Warren, will be about 'Chertsey Abbey.' It will take place on Monday 1st November at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 8 - 12  weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Women in the First World War

 Our next talk, by Dan Allen, will be about 'Women in the First World War.' It will take place on Monday 4th October  at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 6-8 weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Thursday, 8 July 2021

John Lewis /Waitrose: Partnership in the past

Our next talk will be about 'John Lewis/ Waitrose: partnership in the past.' It will take place on Monday 6th September  at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 6-8 weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Moving on - the Gypsy experience in Victorian and Edwardian Surrey

Alan Wright will talk to us about 'Moving on - the Gypsy experience in Victorian and Edwardian Surrey' on Monday 5th July  at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 6-8 weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Growing up in wartime Battersea

Carol Rahn will talk to us about 'Growing up in wartime Battersea' on Monday 7th June at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 6-8 weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Family history and the media

 Nick Barratt will talk to us about 'Family history and the media' on Monday 10th May at 8pm on Zoom. You need to be a member of Woking History Society to enjoy this talk, but annual membership costs only £10 for a single and £15 for 2 people living in the same household. Membership entitles you to a monthly talk and an e-journal published every 6-8 weeks. If you would like to join us, please either reply on historywoking@gmail.com or directly to the treasurer who's details can be found on the 'membership page.

Thursday, 4 March 2021

The golden age of postcards

 Michael Miller will give a talk on The golden age of postcards on Monday 12th April. The talk will be on Zoom and will commence at 8pm. Our society is thriving and if you would like to join us, please email us on historywoking@gmail.com 


Wednesday, 3 February 2021

What we do

 Woking History Society is active and thriving. We hold monthly talks, via Zoom, and produce an electronic journal on a 2 monthly basis. Admittedly, Zoom meetings have been forced upon us but they are proving extremely popular, with an average of 45 people attending each meeting!

Tuesday, 2 February 2021

The aristocrat, the able seaman and the tragic sinking of RMS Titanic.

 Our next talk will be by Angela Young on March 1st at 8pm via Zoom. She will be speaking about 'the aristocrat, the able seaman and the tragic sinking of RMS Titanic'. 


How to join us and the Programme for 2021

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If you would like to join our Society, Annual Membership costs are £10 for an individual or £15 for 2 people living in the same house. For all payment methods and details, please send us an email on historywoking@gmail.com.  


Scheduled talks for this year include:

March 1st Angela Young - The aristocrat, the able seaman and the tragic sinking of RMS Titanic.
April 12th Michael Miller – The golden age of postcards.
May 10th Nick Barratt – Family history and the media
June 7th Carol Rahn – Growing up in wartime Battersea .
Jul 5th Alan Wright - Moving On - the Gypsy experience in Victorian and Edwardian Surrey.
Sept 6th Talk on John Lewis/ Waitrose history and archives
Oct 4th Dan Allen – Women in World War I
Nov 1st Emma Warren - Chertsey Abbey