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Stone Historical Society’s 2013/14 programme

Stone Historical and Civic Society’s 2013/14 programme gets under way this week after their summer break.

Meetings are held monthly at St Michael’s Church Hall in Lichfield Street at 7.30pm. Admission to non-members is £2.

There’s a varied programme of talks planned, including some on Stone during the First World War to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War.

Wednesday 18th September: Dr John Wilcock – “A history of Venice”

Wednesday 16th October: Mr. Danny Wells – “The Great War: Shattered Illusions”

Wednesday 20th November: Mr Nes Williams – “Prefabs”

Wednesday 18th December: Dr Tony Philips – “The Historical Atlas of Staffordshire”

Wednesday 15th January: Barry Job – “The Mills of the Moddershall Valley”

Wednesday 19th February: Steve Booth – “Stone’s Contribution to The Great War”

Wednesday 19th March: Alan Lewis – “Women at War”

Wednesday 16th April: Chris Copp – “A History of Shugborough: Bronze Age to Present Day”

Wednesday 21st May: Shaun Farrelly – “A trip to the seaside”

Wednesday 18th June: David Templeman – “Mary Queen of Scots the Captive Queen 1568-84”

Contact Philip Leason by emailing for more information on Stone Historical and Civic Society


  1. David Dumbelton

    I should like to become a member of the Society – 32 The Lea, Trentham, ST4 8DY

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