Landor (Local History) Society

The following is for information only and are not Society events:

Monday, 3rd April 2017.  Graham Williamson: “The shoe industry from the management point of view”.   Tixall Village Hall 7.30 p.m. (Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society meeting).

Friday, 21st April 2017 from 6.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.  An evening with Jeremy Lefroy M.P. who has kindly offered to help raise funds towards the restoration of the Orangery at Ingestre. The event will be held at Ingestre Hall.  There will be a complementary drink and finger buffet followed by a short talk from Jeremy.  A bar will be available to purchase drinks.The evening will conclude with a visit to the Orangery (weather permitting).

Tickets cost £10 and can be purchased from or phone Gill on 07858 333 682. (Friends of Ingestre Orangery 2017)

Saturday, 6th May 2017.  Staffordshire History Day - new developments in Staffordshire history with a variety of speakers.  At the Riverway Centre, Stafford from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., cost £23 which includes refreshments and lunch, and free parking.


Monday, 8th May 2017.  FoSSA a.g.m. followed by a talk “A common heritage - Cannock Chase through time” by Andrew Sargent of Keele University.  At Stafford Record Office at 7.00 p.m.


Wednesday, 24th May 2017.  A guided walk round Stone with David Wilkinson.  6.15 p.m. Tickets £6.  (FoSSA event).


Wednesday, 21st June 2017.  A visit to Tong Church, with a guided tour of the church followed by
afternoon tea in the village hall.  2.30 p.m.  Tickets £14. (FoSSA event)


Tuesday, 22nd August 2017.  A guided walk round Eccleshall with David Wilkinson.  2.30 p.m. Ticket £6. (FoSSA event).


Saturday, 3rd June 2017BALH local history day including BALH annual lecture “Local societies on the move: migration and social mobility in the middle ages” by Christopher Dyer.  In London 10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m..  Tickets £35 (include tea/coffee and sandwich lunch).



Further details of the above from Margaret Neal

The Landor (Local History) Society serves Rugeley, Staffordshire and the neighbouring parishes.  We care about the heritage of the town of Rugeley and its surrounding area.
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