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FUTURE MEETINGS (Unless stated, all meetings will be held in Lawnsmead Hall, Wonersh) National Heritage Open Day at St John the Baptist Church, Wonersh Saturday 14th September 10 am to 1 pm Once again St John’s will be taking part in the National Heritage Open Days event in collaboration with Wonersh History Society. Our ancient and beautiful Church will be open for visitors to learn of its rich history and see displays of interesting paintings, plaques, memorial tablets, ancient brasses and stained glass windows. Also on display will be some items which are normally kept in storage. Members of the History Society will be on hand to answer questions and provide additional information. After looking around the Church you can enjoy refreshments in the Selwyn Room while you watch Wonersh History Society’s slide show which traces the history of our Village. No booking required. Tuesday 17 September 2019 at 8pm Alan Turton ‘The Civil War in Hampshire’ Following his talk about the Mary Rose in July of last year, Alan is making a return visit to talk to us about a subject upon which he is extremely knowledgeable. Saturday 16 November 2019 at 2.30pm Dick Elsey ‘The golden age of radio comedy’ Saturday 21 March 2020 at 2.30pm Tony Painter ‘The history and mystery of maps’ Tuesday 19 May 2020 at 7.30pm AGM