Tag Archives: Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society

Bolshoi Ballet, Amy Johnson and mammoth teeth all on display

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is staging a series of events this week, its contribution to the Croydon Heritage Festival. On Tuesday, June 21, there is a talk by Carole Roberts, starting at 7.30pm at Fairfield Halls, and … Continue reading

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Digging into the history of Cheam’s pottery industry

The next illustrated talk at the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society, taking place on Monday, May 16, will be on the discoveries of evidence for a medieval pottery industry in nearby Cheam, given by Clive Orton of Carshalton and … Continue reading

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Walks and talks to explore the area’s natural history

Get your diary at the ready: the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society has published its programme of events through to October 2016. The packed programme once again reflects the diversity of the Society’s interests. Walks are a prominent feature … Continue reading

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Insights into masonry and memories of Croydon’s lost theatres

The next two Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society Talks offer insights, ancient and more modern. Tomorrow, Monday March 7, the topic is “Rock of Ages: Stonemasons – The Architects of Mediaeval Europe”. Funny handshakes won’t be required to attend. … Continue reading

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Discover the history and lost industries of Purley Way

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is staging a couple of walks and a visit over the next couple of Sundays. This weekend, on March 6, Tom Smith, the council’s former volunteering and learning officer at Wandle Park, will … Continue reading

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John Gent collection history talk, CNH&SS, Dec 9

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