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Illustrated Talks

Talk 1 - The Five Garden Festivals of Britain 1984 - 1992

Talk 2 - The History of Teddy Bears and Teddy Collecting

Talk 3 - Ireland, in words and pictures

Talk 4 - Hands Across the Channel

Talk 5 - Bruges and Belgium

Talk 6 - A Talk for November

Talk 7 - The History of Meccano - by Timothy Edwards

 

TALK 1 - The Five Garden Festivals of Britain 1984 - 1992

 

         Tram at Glasgow                          The Secret Garden at Glasgow

 

The Glasgow Garden at Stoke-on-Trent                  Colour at Gateshead                  

How many did you visit?

Come with us on a nostalgic tour of the five sites -

Liverpool, Stoke-on-Trent, Glasgow, Gateshead and Ebbw Vale

Talk extensively illustrated by slides

Photography © T & E Edwards


 

Talk 2 - The History of Teddy Bears and Teddy Collecting

 

A Hundred Years of Teddies - some of my teddies have agreed to come with me!

 


 

Talk 3 - Ireland, in words and pictures

  

Photography © T & E Edwards


 

Talk 4 - Hands Across the Channel

An illustrated journey through Sussex & Kent to North East France

  

Photography © E Edwards


 

Talk 5 - Bruges and Belgium

Photography © E Edwards


 

Talk 6 - A Talk for November

 

NEW - Recently premiered with Northallerton U3A

This talk has been devised with Remembrance week in mind .....

The Romans and Normans come to Britain;

The two World Wars - Normandy Beaches, Ypres, family history (this section can include a time for silent reflection if in early November);

A final section on history, heritage and tourism in Normandy and Belgium.

 

 

Photography © T Edwards


 

Talk 7 - The History of Meccano Ltd.

 

NEW - Elizabeth's husband Timothy is a very keen Meccano enthusiast.

Timothy together with his friend David Dalton present a talk on the History of Meccano Ltd. Whilst primarily concentrating on the Meccano construction system, it does cover all products manufactured by Meccano.

Copiously illustrated by Powerpoint and a large display of Meccano and other Meccano Ltd products.

 

 

Photography © T Edwards


For further details contact me by e-mail

All talks normally last around an hour, but can be adapted to suit your requirements.

Bookings now being taken for 2017/18 - Northallerton, North Yorkshire and Teeside areas.


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