Archive for April, 2012

Visit to The Shuttleworth Collection

Foxearth Local History Group

Visit to Shuttleworth Collection & Military Pageant Airshow

Sunday 5thh August

A world-famous and unique collection of historic and airworthy aeroplanes.

See the oldest original airworthy aeroplane – the Bleriot X1, Edwardian Flying machines, Legendary WW1 & WW2 Fighters.

Over 50 airworthy aircraft. Aircraft restoration in hangar.

A stunning collection of working Historic Automobiles, Vintage Tractors, Carriages, & Cycles.

Swiss Garden, Rare Trees & Shrubs.

Price £30 each (includes coach and entry fees).

Book early for limited places (£10 deposit). For more information contact:

Alan Fitch (01787 311913) or Clare Mathieson (01787 311337)

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Bus leaves Foxearth Village Hall 8.30am

Wheelchair access to all areas of the Collection.



Programme of events for 2012-2013

All meetings held in Foxearth Village Hall 8pm (unless otherwise stated.)

Mar. 13th Tuesday A.G.M. with Cheese and wine.

Apr.10th Tuesday Oriental Carpets, Care & cleaning

May.8th Tuesday Visit Pentlow Water Mill

Jun.9th Saturday Walking tour of Coggeshall, including Paycockes, and Great Barn.

Jul.10th Tuesday An evening walking tour of Saffron Walden

Aug.05th Sunday Coach trip Shuttleworth Collection & Air Display

Sep.11th Tuesday ‘History Off the Page’ Sheena Shaw, Teaching History in Schools

Oct.9th Saturday Horry Parsons, Building Bury St Edmunds Cathedral Tower

Nov.13th Tuesday David Tooth, Vanners, ‘The Silk Industry in Sudbury’

Dec 11th Tuesday Christmas festivities to be announced

Jan.8th Tuesday Archive Film evening

Feb.12th Tuesday (To be announced)
Mar.12th Tuesday A.G.M. with Chees+e and wine.

New members and friends always welcome Visitors £2 per meeting

Members £10 per year
Details – contact Alan Fitch 01787 311913 or a committee member.
Website for more information on recent events and current programme

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Visit to Pentlow Water Mill