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Cambridge IAS – The Civil Aircraft Collection at IWM Duxford

Cambridge Museum of Technology The Old Pumping Station, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

Evening talk by David Norman of the Duxford Aviation Society. The Civil Aircraft Collection ranges from the iconic Concorde to some of the post war work horses of British aviation

Scottish Salt Symposium, Brora, East Sutherland

Brora Primary School Hall 2 Johnstone Crescent, Brora

Brora was the most northerly centre of coal-fired sea salt manufacture by the direct boiling method in the 16th – 19th centuries. The Symposium brings salt historians, archaeologists, enthusiasts and

£27.54

Wiltshire Museum, Devizes – Industrial Archaeology Conference

Devizes Town Hall St.John's Street,, Devizes

The theme for the 2021 conference is Building Materials. Programme: This has been changed slightly to the one previously advertised (March 2021). There may be further changes. 09.30 Registration and

£15

Yorkshire IHS – Reservoir Railways

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Dr Michael O'Grady, senior lecturer in Huddersfield University’s Department of Computer Science will give a talk: Reservoir Railways - Visualising the Construction of Hebden Bridge’s Reservoirs (1870 - 1935) We

Berkshire IAG – AGM – Followed by ‘Caught in Time’

Online

Our short AGM will be followed by "Caught in Time: The Conservation of Industrial Archival Records" by Victoria Stevens. Victoria is an an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation

Free

Cambridge IAS – Pye TV

Cambridge Museum of Technology The Old Pumping Station, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

Evening talk by Bob Bates of the Pye History Trust Before being taken over (merged?) with the Dutch Company Phillips, Pye were a world leader in the development of TV

Yorkshire IHS – Rosedale Railway for Iron and Steel Making

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Rob Shorland-Ball will give a talk: Rosedale Railway for Iron and Steel Making in 19th Century Teesside and County Durham Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and

Cambridge IAS – The Hurst Park Estate – CANCELLED

Cambridge Museum of Technology The Old Pumping Station, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED (10/12/2021)   Rachel Aucott and Jim Smith will present an industrial history of the Cambridge suburb of the “Hurst Park Estate”. This will range from

Free

Yorkshire IHS – Warships to Spaceships

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Chris Henderson, Trustee of the Barnes Wallis Foundation will give a talk: Warships to Spaceships - The Life and Work of Sir Barnes Wallis Unfortunately the shadow of covid still

Cambridge IAS – Port Victoria, Isle of Grain

Online

The Isle of Grain in Kent is a mysterious place at the best of times, and equally mysteriously the remains of an old Isle of Grain railway station, "Port Victoria”,

Free

Yorkshire IHS – An Introduction to Modern Military Archaeology

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Roger Thomas, Historic England's military history specialist will give a talk: An Introduction to the Modern Military Archaeology of the North York Moors Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs

Yorkshire IHS – Joseph Aspdin’s Patent Portland Cement

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Professor Ian Richardson, School of Civil Engineering, Leeds University will give a talk: Joseph Aspdin’s Patent Portland Cement Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and we can't

Yorkshire IHS – AGM and members’ presentations

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Note earlier than usual start time Annual General Meeting followed by a series of short presentations from members. Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and we can't