Brigg Amateur Social Historians (BASH)

For future events, see the diary

BASH was founded in October 2003. Its objective is to promote an interest and awareness in the local social history of Brigg and its surrounding areas, and to support traditional and historical events in its locale.

We have a variety of speakers covering a wide range of topics. We hold our meetings on the first Tuesday of each month (except for June, July and August) at the Brigg & Districts Servicemen's Club, Coney Court Brigg.

Meetings start at 20:00, there is no membership and the admission is free. We hold a raffle to defray our costs and a light buffet it provided. All are welcome to attend.


An illustrated talk by Paul Hare about the Pilots and "Aces" of World War One who became heroes of the air to the civilians on the Home Front. It was not just the infamous Red Baron that Paul described but also English, French and American pilots who "notched up" kills to become aces, often themselves falling prey to aerial combat or flying mistakes ending their lives as casualties of the Great War.

Sun 22nd Oct '17 - BRIGG GHOST WALK

The Brigg Ghost walk was again a success with an attendance of over 40 split into 2 groups. Many people enjoyed listening to the stories of the Ghosts that have been seen and the haunting's as they walked around parts of the Town.

Tue 19th Sep '17 - B.A.S.H. AGM

Chair: Pat Parkinson Vice Chair: Brian Denison Secretary: Stewart Melton Treasurer: Denise Torpey Other Committee Members: Jean Neall, Caroline Sharp, Shirley Finney

There were no nominations received. All Committee Members both present and absent at the A.G.M., agreed to stand and all posts remain unchanged.

Pat stated that the quality of the Guest Speakers has remained high and she had received very favorable comments for them especially Rod fanthorpe and Marilyn Roberts. We still receive good attendance figures at each meeting. The Committee had a visit to Temple Newsam in July.

BASH is sponsored by

Web site by

Pete Shew

Last modified 26 January 2018

Shew & Son

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Past events
Ghost walks