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  2024 Programme of talks

Our talks are held at Desford Free Church, Chapel Lane, LE9 9GE. Our AGM is held on the 3rd Tuesday of January at 7.30pm and meetings are every other month thereafter. You can become a member for an annual fee of £15 or as a visitor pay £4 per meeting. For more information or to be added to our mailing list email: desford.history@gmail.com or send us a message via our contact page.

Tues 19th March

'On a Collision Course'
The 1881 Desford Train Crash'

Guest Speaker: Kate Twitchin

Venue: Desford Free Church 7.30pm

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Tues 21st May

Arthur Wakerley: Architect, Politician & Visionary

Guest Speaker: Brian Johnson

Venue: Desford Free Church 7.30pm

Tues 16th July

Behind the Walls: the Archaeology of the Castles of Leics. & Rutland

Guest Speaker: Mathew Morris

Venue: Desford Free Church 7.30pm

Tues 17th September

Cathedral Highlights including its History

Guest Speaker: Rebecca Hale

Venue: Desford Free Church 7.30pm

Tues 19th November

Life in the Workhouse

Guest Speaker: Workhouse Storytellers

Venue: Botcheston Village Hall 7.30pm

Tues 21st January

AGM

All Welcome

Venue: Desford Free Church 7.30pm

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