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Our Meeting Venue

Sarratt Village Hall
Sarratt WD3 6AS

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OUR 2022 PROGRAMME

Tuesday 22 March

The story of our locals

Stephen Morrill, will talk to us about pubs local to the Sarratt area, past and present, giving us an insight into how their role in our communities has changed over the years.


Tuesday 17 May

The Inaugural Pam Turner Memorial Lecture

Education in Sarratt Society President Dawn Pitts will deliver the inaugural Pam Turner Memorial Lecture on Education in Sarratt. Pam was Chair of the Sarratt Local History Society for many years and prior to that a Headmistress at an east end secondary school. Join us in a celebration of Pam’s life and contribution to Sarratt Local History.


Saturday 16 July

An archaeological walk in the Chess Valley, following the Latimer loop

Dr Wendy Morrison is a Senior Associate Tutor for Archaeology at Oxford University researching Prehistoric Landscape Archaeology. She currently works for the Chilterns Conservation Board as Project Manager of the Beacons of the Past Hillforts project. Wendy will take us on a short archaeological walk in the Chess valley.


Tuesday 20 September

Slave Owners in West Herts

West Hertfordshire in the 18th and 19th centuries was home to a number of families who owned slave estates in the Caribbean. Brian Thomson will focus on four families and explore these local links with Britain’s colonial past.


Tuesday 15 November

Poles Apart – WW2 Polish Resistance

Roger Yapp, Chairman of the Abbots Langley Local History Society will share his research on the role of the Polish Resistance, based in Kings Langley, during the second world war. Explaining the role they played in British intelligence.


Tuesday 17 January 2023

AGM and The Chiltern Open Air Museum

Andrew York will update us on all the latest developments at Chiltern Open Air Museum.

Download the 2022 programme here...