June 2023 Meeting

The June meeting is on Monday 12th at the Old Coventrians Rugby Football Club , starting at 7:30 pm. The meeting will also be available via Zoom fo those members who are unable to attend in person. John Frearson is the speaker for June 12th. The title of his talk is 'Opening the Dore': 18thC Mariners to […]

November 2023 Meeting

  The speaker is Antony Poulton-Smith talking on the Origins of Place names.  The talk is designed to enable specific enquiries for English place names from the audience. These should be requested before the meeting via: anthony_poulton_smith@hotmail.com The meeting will also be broadcast via Zoom for members who are unable to attend in person.

December 2023 Meeting

Social Evening with Quiz - by Deb Philpott. The Society will provide tea , coffee, cheese, paté and biscuits. Members are invited to contribute other items of food and drink to share.

January 2024 Meeting

The speaker at the January meeting is Jenny Mallin who is speaking on The Early Days of her British Raj Ancestors. She is a Berkshire based speaker and award winning author for her 'Best in the World' Cookbook Memoir 'A Grandmother's Legacy'. Jenny's talk for the evening delivers a fascinating insight into five generations of her […]

February 2024 meeting

“Life in a Medieval Village” with Gareth King At this month’s meeting we will be entertained with another one of Gareth’s really interesting talks.  This one sets out to tell you some of the details of what it was like to live in medieval times, and what people back then had to cope with.  

March 2024 Meeting

CFHS invites Louise Camby to speak to us.  Louise is a professional speaker and voice over artist. She has 13 talks that she shares with groups like us.  She will share her talk entitled ‘Capturing the Curvature of the Earth on Concorde” with us on 11th March 2024 at 7:30 pm. The speaker will be […]

April 2024 Meeting

The speaker is Jean Renwick. The title is "Researching the Mourning Brooch, a saga about Real People." Novelist Jean Renwick’s extensively illustrated talk will reveal years of painstaking research behind the first two books of her family saga, The Mourning Brooch, based upon the lives of real Yorkshire people who lived in the second half […]

May 2024 Meeting

The speaker is Martin Harrison. The title of his talk is "Bablake's Last Casualty". Martin is a collector and researcher of Orders, Decorations and Medals.  He will be looking at a group of medals awarded to a local Coventry Soldier who was killed in action in World War I, Reginald Thomas Beaufoy.  Martin will detail […]