Kington History Society strives to provide an interesting and varied programme of events throughout the year . . .

All talks and visits are open to members and non-members. At talks a donation of £2 will be levied to non-members. Any costs for visits will be applicable to members and non-members alike. Talks take place at Kington Primary School, 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

Autumn/Winter 2017/18:

Friday 8th December 2017

Christmas Social & Vera’s Quiz.

Friday 19th January 2018

Talk by Bill Laws: The Herefordshire Home Front in WW1.

Friday 16th February 2018

Talk by Mike Salter: Medieval Bridges.

Friday 16th March 2018

Talk by Philip Hume: On the Trail of the Mortimers.

Friday 21st April 2018

Talk by Jan Sorbie: Highways and Waymarks in the 3 counties.

Summer 2018:

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Half-day tour of Mortimer Sites, with Philip Hume, terminating at the Boot Inn, Orleton for tea and cake.

Saturday, June (TBC) 2018

Back to School at Goff’s Endowed School, Huntingdon, a tour and talk by Mary Whittal, followed by tea.

Autumn/Winter 2018/19:

Friday 21st September 2018

Talk by Ron Smith: Herefordshire Castles.

Friday 19th October 2018


Friday 7th December 2018

Christmas Social & Vera’s Quiz.

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Friday 15th September 2017

Talk by Sue Gee: ‘Mysteries of Glass‘, to explain the background of the book, and give an idea of what it all means.

Saturday 16th September 2017

Walk to Sue Gee’s: Parkstile Cottage, Lyonshall, the start of the novel ‘Mysteries of Glass’. Walk will start at 13.00 at KBS gates. Victorian dress optional. Limited car parking so car sharing advised.

Friday 20th October 2017

AGM Display of local postcards courtesy of Dunfield House, and discussion of the future of Kington History Society.

Friday 17th November 2017

Talk by Alan Stoyel: Lugg Navigation.