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These days we have only one or two meetings a year, sometimes including our AGM,  in London, but instead prefer to get out and about, holding the remainder of our meetings around the country, often in churches where we can study brasses, incised slabs and other monuments in their architectural context. Although these meetings are very popular with members, many are unable to attend. So, from Spring 2005 we we will providing picture reports of our meetings, to supplement the full written reports that appear in MBS Bulletin. To see these reports, click on the Past Events bar at the top of the page.


General meetings


Proceedings start at 2pm, unless noted below. Entry is free unless otherwise indicated and MBS members may invite non-member visitors to attend.



Saturday, 28th October 2017 at 2.00p.m.

GENERAL MEETING

MIDDLESEX, EDMONTON

 The Autumn General Meeting will be held at All Saints, Edmonton and include the

opportunity to visit Lamb’s Cottage (pre-booking required) and a trip up the newly restored tower.

Robert Musgrove will open the formal part of the meeting with A History of All Saints, with

Philip Whittemore speaking on the many brasses and indents remaining in the church. Blue badge

guide Howard Medwell will speak on Edmonton hrough the Ages, while Helen Walton’s talk Mad, not

bad and delightful to know will provide an insight into the famous essayist Charles Lamb who lived close

by. He has a memorial plaque in the church as well as his grave in the churchyard.

If you wish to visit Lamb’s Cottage prior to the meeting then please contact Janet McQueen

on jntmcqn@gmail.com or tel. 07771 637735.

The church will be open from 12 Noon for those ho wish to arrive early.

The church of All Saints is situated at 65 Church Street,Edmonton.

The postcode for satellite navigation is N9 9AT.

Parking is available in the nearby streets.

The nearest station is Edmonton Green (served fromLondon: Liverpool Street) which is 0.2 miles or

approximately a five minute walk.

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Study Day


Saturday, 30th September 2017

 SALISBURY CATHEDRAL (SARUM COLLEGE)

 Our member, David Lepine will be leading this important study day at Salisbury Cathedral and

speaking on The Brass of Bishop Waltham inWestminster Abbey.

Other speakers will include

Brian Kemp who will speak on Bishop Wyville’s Brass: Further Thoughts;

Nicholas Rogers on Bishop Hallum’s Brass in Constanz Cathedral;

and Tim Tatton-Brown on The Topography ofFourteenth-Century Episcopal Monuments.

The cost for the day will be £30.00 (members) and £40.00 (non-members).

Please see booking form.enclosed with the June Bulletin


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