Archives for May 2012

Timeline – CFA Voysey And The Winsford Cottage Hospital

1857 Charles Francis Annesley Voysey born at Hessle, Yorkshire. 1859 Cranley (later Cranleigh) Village Hospital in Surrey established by a doctor, Mr Alfred Napper in a converted cottage. This is generally considered to be the first of the enduring Cottage Hospitals. 1869 Voysey’s father, an Anglican minister, charged with heresy. 1874 May. C F A … click to read more

Queens Diamond Jubilee Flower Border 2012

This is the second installment to our project the ‘Queens Jubilee Border 2012‘. Tuesday 24 April had been chosen for the working party to lift the turf for the Queens Jubilee Border, since it was forecast to be dry all day. An unusual thing in this very wet month. Since the Garden Club Chairman, Anne … click to read more

Bastille Day Quiz

On Saturday 14th July we are hosting our summer quiz night, which happens to be the French national holiday – Bastille Day. Though you can expect a Gallic touch to one or two of the rounds, no knowledge of la langue francaise will be required. Supper, included in the price of the ticket as usual, … click to read more

RIBA – ‘Love Architecture’ Festival

‘Love Architecture’ Festival 2012 will be taking part across England and Wales from the 15th – 24th June. The Festival will bring architecture alive with planned events, such as tours, exhibitions, presentations and children’s events. The festival aims to engage the general public in architecture and the built environment – to reveal what makes great … click to read more

Condition Survey – Update

The Condition Survey, funded by English Heritage and The Pilgrim Trust is almost complete and we shall soon know the size and likely cost of the task ahead. There have been many meetings with the various consultants involved and we hope to see the comprehensive results of their work at the beginning of May. Meanwhile, … click to read more

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