What's On in Quorn Village


October

Monday 25th October 2021
Quorn Local History Group - Talk - ‘A Quorn Family 400 hundred years and counting'

St. Bartholomew's United Church - Quorn - 7.00pm start
Guests £4.00 Members £2.00

Mike Speight brings us his own family history, including the Fewkes who were Quorn residents from at least the 1600s and were builders of many of Quorn’s buildings including the Village Hall, Church Rooms and War Memorial, not to mention those involved international smuggling that revolutionised the US knitting industry. Something not to be missed!

Tel: 01509 620 295   Email: quornlhg@gmail.com   Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

November

Monday 29th November 2021
Quorn Local History Group - Talk - ‘‘Great Uncle Fred and the 60th Battalion CEF (Canadian Expeditionary Force)’'

St. Bartholomew's United Church - Quorn - 7.00pm start
Guests £4.00 Members £2.00

John Stanyard will talk about Fred's early life, his move to Inverkeithing with his family, his time in Canada and his service with the CEF on the Western Front in The Ypres Salient.

John's looking forward to returning to Quorn as his grandmother lived in Church Lane, his relatives lived in the village, and some are buried in the Churchyard. His wife, a former Rawlins Grammar School student, will accompany John. We can’t wait to welcome them back to Quorn!

Tel: 01509 620 295   Email: quornlhg@gmail.com   Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php


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