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 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.

Friday 8th December 2017

Christmas Social & Vera’s Quiz.

Friday 19th January 2018

Talk by Bill Law: 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.