Hatfield Summer Talks Series Announced

WEA Hatfield Branch have announced a series of summer talks, to take place on the second Monday in May, June and July.

All talks will take place at Oxlease House, Travellers Lane, Hatfield (AL10 8TJ) and the fee per session is £5.00. For more information and to reserve your place, please contact Ann on 01923 404044 or email wea.hatfield15@gmail.com

Starting at 2pm, each session will last between 45 minutes and an hour. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and look at any artefacts brought, before tea/coffee and a chat with other class members.

High Days and Holidays (Monday 8 May)

Marion Hill, Learning and Access Officer from Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS) will show a film put together from the county archives looking at various celebrations, e.g. bank holidays and coronation parties from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Tramways in Enfield and Beyond (Monday 12 June)

Dave Cockle, current Chairman of the Enfield Society, retired after a career spent on the mainline railways, mostly in the signals department in and around the London area. His illustrated talk is about the development of the tramways in the area and the extension of the Piccadilly Line to Cockfosters in the 1930s.

Where the Wild Things Are (Monday 10 July)

Wendy Hartnell, WEA tutor and speaker from the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, will give us a talk on nature conservation for the 21st century and the work of the Wildlife Trust..