CALENDAR OF EVENTS
See below for a preview of events.
Meetings are held in St Mary’s
Church Hall, Roade, NN7 2PU at 7.30 pm
on the fourth Wednesday of the month,
unless otherwise stated.
An induction loop system is
installed for hearing aid users
Event Entry charges (unless otherwise stated) :
Members: Adults: £2.00, members’ children under 16: free
Non Members: Adults: £3.00, non members’ children under 16:
Annual subscription: £5.00
We welcome new members
throughout the year
Members’ Lunch scheduled for Saturday 22nd January has been postponed.
The new date will be advised on our website, Facebook sites and in
Wednesday 23rd February, 7.30 pm: Preston Deanery Hall: the story of a house through time - Maureen Williams
Wednesday 23rd March, 7.30 pm: ‘Dark Days’ - Ron Johnson
Would you spend £25,000 on an LP? Well, someone did, and four
local lads recorded it in 1972. Learn the story from the band’s
founder, Steve Giles, drummer Clive Thorneycroft, guitarist Martin
Weaver and bass player, Ron Johnson from Roade. The ups and downs of a
Future events will include:
Mobbs’ Own - stories of the men who fought alongside Edgar Mobbs in WW1
‘Roade’s Industrial Heritage’ - Chris Hillyard
Any of the above may be subject to change.
Please check this website for dates and details.
We also undertake a variety of
research projects to uncover the history of our village and its people.
Please see RLHS Projects
Roade Local History
Society is a member of:
British Association of Local History Societies
Northamptonshire Heritage Forum
Milton Keynes Heritage Association
Oral History Society
Chairman: Chris Hillyard
Secretary: Vivian Blyth
Treasurer: Chris Denton
Click here for a tribute to our founder and former Chairman, the late Bill Hudson.
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