Friday, 1 February 2013

GLIAS NEWSLETTER - advertised meetings

The GLIAS Newsletter is just through the door - more on its contents in a future post  - however - for the time being here are some of the meetings they are advertising.

20th March. GLIAS Lecture, Mary Mills on The Early History of the Gas Industry in London. Robin Brook Centre, St.Bartholomew's Hospital. 6.30

23rd March. There She Blows. Aspects of the London Whaling Trade. Booking via docklandshistorygroup.org.uk  This includes speakers on the Greenwich based Enderby family

1st April. Markfield Beam Engine Steam Day. 11-5 Markfield Road, South Tottenham, N15 (included because the adjacent cafe is a close relation to our own East Greenwich Pleasaunce cafe)

12-13th April. The Beating Heart of London's Business. Exploring Company Archives.  includes a contribution from Mary Mills on archives relevant to history on the Greenwich Peninsula. Organised by A2SN and hosted by London Metropolitan Archives and Museum of London in Docklands. R.A.Edwards@soton.ac.uk

21st April. Crossness Engines Public Steaming Day, 10.30-4.30  £5 www.crossness.org.uk

27th April SERIAC  South Eastern Region Industrial Archaeology Conference hosted by Kent Archaeological Society at Dartford Grammar School.  This includes:
Prof Alan Crocker on Gunpowder Industry of Kent
Richard Holdsworth on Ship Building in Kent
Malcolm Moulton on Historic Aircraft Restoration
Terry Young on the early years of J & E Hall
Jim Preston on the Cement Industry in Kent
Nick Kelly on Kentish Motor Cycle Manufacturers
Booking with cheque made out to Kent Archaeological Society, for £12 (£19.50 with lunch) to David Gordon, 319 Lordship Lane, SE228JH 

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