English History

English History

English History Field Trip
The Bailiwick

The English History Group provides a forum for AWBS members to learn about the rich history and culture of Britain. Each term (autumn and spring) we organise four lectures and a field trip.

There are occasional one-off special events which are priced separately. Payment is by sterling cheque or cash (exact amount appreciated).

The British canal system

Movement of goods across Britain during and after the Industrial Revolution. The railway system and how canals are used today.

This is the third lecture of the Spring 2018 English History term, Series Two. Four talks and one Field Trip - Cost £65.00. Sign up at the AWBS General Meeting in December and January.

The Industrial Revolution

How the face of Great Britain changed for ever during the late 1700s early 1800s. Population movements across the country and those who campaigned against machinery.

This is the third lecture of the Spring 2018 English History term, Series Two. Four talks and one Field Trip - Cost £65.00. Sign up at the AWBS General Meeting in December and January.

100 years of votes for women. Field Trip.

A walk around Windsor looking at the local women who fought for the right to vote, where they met, public meetings on Castle Hill, meetings at the Guildhall, damage caused around the town by suffragettes and how Windsor Castle was closed due to the threat of attack by suffragettes.

This is the Field Trip of the Spring 2018 English History term, Series Two. Four talks and one Field Trip - Cost £65.00. Sign up at the AWBS General Meeting in December and January.

100 years of votes for women.

To celebrate 100 years since women received the vote, the struggle for the vote - suffragettes and suffragists and the various organisations who campaigned.

This is the second lecture of the Spring 2018 English History term, Series Two. Four talks and one Field Trip - Cost £65.00. Sign up at the AWBS General Meeting in December and January.

How the modern British government system came about.

House of Lords to House of Commons and who can sit in either house, the birth of political parties, the Prime Minister, cabinets both government and 'shadow', devolution to Scottish, Welsh and N. Ireland assemblies and how we vote.

This is the first lecture of the Spring 2018 English History term, Series Two. Four talks and one Field Trip - Cost £65.00. Sign up at the AWBS General Meeting in December and January.

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