Events

Victorian Society events are publicised to members below and in the 'Blue Sheet' with our mailings in February, June and October. Some require booking, others you can just turn up on the day.

For events organised by our regional groups, please see the regional group pages:

Birmingham & West Midlands; Leicester; Liverpool; Manchester; South Yorkshire and Wales.

We're always looking for volunteers to put on events for us. Please contact our Events Administrator for more information.

1917 Walk: Walthamstow

Saturday 29 June 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Walthamstow was a middle class town whose course was altered by workmen’s fares on the railway after 1870. This walk, led by Chris Pond, President of the Walthamstow Historical Society, starts at the 1870 railway station, originally called Hoe Street, now Walthamstow (Central). It follows streets of smaller houses, villas and model cottages, to the remarkable largely unchanged 18th to...

Price for single attendee: £15.00

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1918 Charterhouse School and Whiteley Village

Friday 05 July 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Led by Paul Waite. Charterhouse School was founded in the seventeenth century and was originally situated near Smithfield in London. In the nineteenth century the Governors agreed to move the School from London. They purchased 68 acres of the Deanery Farm Estate, just outside Godalming. The School arrived there in June 1872. It was designed by Philip Charles Hardwick. We...

Price for single attendee: £60.00

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1919 Kensal Green Cemetery Tour

Thursday 11 July 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Led by Robert Stephenson. The General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green is one of England’s oldest and most beautiful public burial grounds, and certainly its most prestigious. One of the world’s first garden cemeteries, and doyen of London’s Magnificent Seven, Kensal Green received its first funeral in January 1833, and still conducts burials and cremations daily. The cemetery has...

Price for single attendee: £20.00

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1998 AGM Weekend in Scarborough

Friday 26 July 12:00 PM to Sunday 28 July 5:00 PM

Organised by Kathryn Ferry. Our AGM weekend will be celebrating the Victorian and Edwardian seaside.

The annual general meeting beginning at 2pm on Friday afternoon will be held in the Palm Court Ballroom of the Grand Hotel, Scarborough (Cuthbert Broderick, 1867). Tea and coffee will be served halfway through. Our evening will be spent at The Spa which developed from an...

Price for single attendee: £460.00

Booking available