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COMMITTEE - Our Current Committee Members are: - Honorary President - Peter Uglow Chairman - Gary Stone, vice-chairman - Joanna Moncrieff, treasurer - Simon Goulter, secretary - Angela Wagstaff, membership secretary - Simon Goulter, committee members - Alison Goulter & David Boote.
CHS are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant for £9,800 by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. This grant along with some of our own funds, will kick-start a project to move the society into a new home for the first time in over 40 years. In addition, decoration & fit-out of the office, exhibit displays and modifications to improve Covid-secure offering; digitisation of historical collections for members and community use; a programme of events, free seminars and diverse history talks with emphasis on minority groups delivered by volunteers.
MOST RECENT ONLINE TALK Our most recent zoom event in June on The Buxtons - an old english family was given by Georgina Green –Georgina traced the family history from Coggeshall and the Epping Forest area through their interest in politics, social reform, banking,
NEXT ONLINE TALK - Thursday 15th July 2021 at 7pm -Roy Berg presents - The History of Chingford and District Model Engineering Club. Ridgeway Park's miniature railway is well known to anyone who grew up in Chingford. Roy Berg who has been chairman of the club for the past 15 years will tell us about some of the stories connected with the club which has been giving rides to scores of people since it opened on Chingford Day in 1945.
Apart from Walt Disney's visit in 1952 the railway has also featured on Blue Peter and was involved with a world record. Book yourself a ticket to find out more. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW - FREE to members. Associates & non-members £3 via eventbrite. Book tickets HERE.
Based on current Government advice on Coronavirus, we regret to inform our members and friends that we cannot hold talks at present. However through the wonders of technology, we are now holding monthy virtual talks online. See Calendar of Events.
Events for our talks take place at:-
Venue: C of E Primary School, Cambridge Road, Chingford E4 7BP