Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society celebrates its 150th Anniversary
This Saturday, The Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society (CNHSS) celebrates its 150th Anniversary.
Taking place in the Great Hall, Old Palace School, there will be talks on historic Croydon by Janice Barter and the Reverend Canon Dr Andrew Bishop as well as refreshments with an anniversary cake.
- 13:45 Arrival for 14:00 start
- 14:00 Welcome by our Master of Ceremonies Ian Payne, Vice-President, followed by
- The Opening Address by The Worshipful The Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Sherwan Chowdhury
- 14:15 Life & Times of the Old Palace Janice Barter, Secretary of The Friends of The Old Palace
- 14:45 Some recollections Sarah Jones, M.P., Member of Parliament for Croydon Central
- 15:00 Refreshment break
- 15:30 Saints & Sinners: Vicars of Croydon, a view from the present incumbent The Revd Canon Dr. Andrew Bishop, Priest-in-Charge, Croydon Minster
- 16:10 Some remarks on our 150th anniversary Carole Roberts, President
- 16:25 Thank you, and closing the event Ian Payne, Vice-President.
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS FREE EVENT.
Places can be booked at https://cnhss.co.uk/ticket-request/
One place needs to be booked for each visitor.
The Great Hall,
Old Palace School,
Old Palace Road
Croydon CR0 1AX
Date & Time
Saturday 9 April
13:45 for 14:00.
The Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society is a cultural society based in Croydon, south London, that concerns itself with the local history, archaeology, natural history and geology of the London Borough of Croydon and adjoining districts of Greater London, Surrey and Kent.
Find out more about The Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society at https://cnhss.co.uk/
Posted by Tim on Thursday 7 April 2022
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