Upcoming Events Calendar
Note: Where an event requires special booking please refer to the latest Newsletter.
- AGM and Talk on General James Wolfe – Myths and Legends
on 13th Mar 2020 7:00:pm, at Westerham Hall
All Members are invited to the Society's AGM which will commence at 7.00 pm. The Committee will present reports on the activities in 2019 and plans for the current year. Members will be invited to comment on the reports and the Committee's plans for the future. The AGM will be followed at 8.00 pm with a presentation by John Rawlinson on General James Wolfe - Myths and Legends. John Rawlinson will be known to a number of people in Westerham as he was the Curator at Quebec House between 2008 and 2013. In 2011 John Rawlinson was the travelling academic for the military exercise "operation Iron Duke" which studied Wolfe's campaign on the 1759 battlefields of Monmorency, The Plains of Abraham and St Foy. It will be an interesting presentation about one of the Town's famous people.
- Beating the Bounds and Fair on The Green
on 10th May 2020 8:00:am, at Westerham Parish
The traditional Beating the Bounds walk around the sign-posted route of the Westerham Parish boundaries starting any time from 8.00 am. The event is free and walkers, whether as families or in groups, can undertake the whole route or just sections of the route. The Scouts will make a welcome return with their Family Section and fun Quiz (on the north east part of the trail, from the top of the North Downs). Walkers can finish at The Green where the Fair will provide food, refreshments, stalls and entertainment to enjoy. The Fair on The Green will run from 11.00 am until 4.30 pm and will be a joint event between The Westerham Society, Westerham Town Partnership and the Edenbridge & Westerham Rotary. Whether you are a resident of Westerham, or a visitor to the town, come to participate in the events and enjoy the day. For further information, the route and to download directions please go to: www.visitwesterham.org.uk/whats-on/w-beating-the-bounds
- The Ham Beaver Colony
on 15th May 2020 7:30:pm, at Westerham Hall
A presentation by Paul Hadaway, who is the Project Leader of the Ham Fen Beaver Colony. His talk will inform us about his work on the reintroduction of beavers, extinct in the UK since the 16th Century, and the importance of beavers to the ecosystems of the countryside.