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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.
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.
The Autumn General Meeting will be held at All Saints, Edmonton. The meeting will include a talk on the brasses by Philip Whittemore while Robert Musgrove will speak on the church and Helen Walton on the Lamb family. Charles and Mary Lamb lived close by and Charles has a
memorial plaque in the church as well as his grave in the churchyard. Other features include remnants of the Norman building, the Huxley memorial and several brasses. For the more energetic, arrangements have been made to ascend the newly-restored tower.
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
Saturday, 29th July 2017 at 2.00p.m. Please note change of date
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
BRISTOL GRAMMAR SCHOOL
The Annual General Meeting will be held in the Great Hall of Bristol Grammar School. Following the formal business, the Archivist, Anne Bradley, will speak on The brass of Nicholas Thorne and the foundation of Bristol Grammar School. Members will be afforded a rare opportunity to view the brass commemorating Nicholas Thorne who, with his brother Robert, was responsible for founding the school in 1532. Nicholas left his geographical and nautical instruments to the school upon his death in August 1546 at the age of 50. His brass memorial was formerly in the church of St. Werburgh until it was demolished in 1876.