Suffolk Heraldry Society


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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR 2019

All meetings will take place at Bury St Edmunds Library, Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 1TZ. Telephone number 01284 338830. Meeting Times are 2-4pm in the winter months (when the clocks go back) and 2.30-4.30pm during British Summer Time. Visitors wishing to attend are very welcome and should arrive 10 minutes before start time.

14 March           Chloë Cockerill 2pm-4pm  The Unicorn in Art and Heraldry

11 April              Duncan Sutherland 2.30pm-4.30pm  Women in Heraldry post 1958


23 April              The Greenoak Lecture - St Georges Day Buffet Lunch, the Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket 10.30-3.30pm. The speaker will be Fred Rapsey who will be talking on St George, members to bring an item related to Heraldry and talk for five minutes about it. Book Sale and Word Search.

9 May                 John & Jane Tunesi 2.30pm-4.30pm   All about the Heraldry Society        

13 June               David Broomfield 2.30pm-4.30pm  Scandals of the British Peerage

Tuesday
2 July                Visit to Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire to view their Heraldry collection.
Our guide will be Chloe Cockerill who will begin at 1pm. Places are limited so will need to book with SHS beforehand)

12 September     Gerry de Roeper 2.30pm-4.30pm Revision using Papworth, Corder etc

10 October         The Chaudri Lecture - Dr. Andrew Gray 2.30-4.30pm No King of England if not King of France

Saturday
23 November     St Edmund's Day Buffet Lunch at Bury St Edmund's Library. 10.30-3.30pm
The speaker will be Peter Durrell who will be talking on Heraldic Postcards, members to bring an item related to Heraldry and talk for five minutes about it. Book Sale and AGM.

12 December      Christmas social quiz and presentations

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EVENTS HELD IN 2018

"BASIC HERALDRY"

St George’s Lunch

"St. Katharine's Monastic Foundation, London" 

"TRAINING DAY"

"The Naunton Shield, Letheringham"

"Guillim to Boutell"(The Chaudri Lecture)

"The Clarion's Tale"

Visit to CHRISTCHURCH MANSION

AGM - "The History, Purpose and Role of the Heraldry Society"

"The Gunpowder Plotters - Gentlemen All"

Festive Meeting

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EVENTS HELD IN 2017

"A display of heraldry - it's uses in domestic buildings"

St George’s Lunch

"Ancient Heraldry" 

"You can't argue with the dead - funeral heraldry and family legend"

"Tudor Peerages in the Adlington Roll"

"HERALDRY THEN AND NOW" - 40th anniversary

Visit to St Michael's church, Framlingham

AGM - Sir Henry Bedingfeld "The College of Arms"

"Heraldry in Norfolk and Suffolk gentry families"

Festive Meeting

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