Previous and forthcoming BASH events

All the talks are held at the Brigg & District Servicemens Club, Coney Court, Brigg usually on the first Tuesday of the month, from 8:00 p.m. Admission is free and a supper is provided. There is a raffle to help cover costs.

See the map for how to find us. (Show only forthcoming events)

Tue 5th Sep '06 - Walking Treasure Hunt

An hour stroll around Brigg searching out answers to clues (7:30 p.m. onwards - 1 hours max.)

Tue 3rd Oct '06 - The Life and Loves of Nelson

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts.

Tue 7th Nov '06 - TV nostalgia from the 50s, 60s and 70s

By Terry Richards.

Sun 26th Nov '06 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in, starting at the White Horse.

Tickets are 2.50 and are available in advance from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 5th Dec '06 - The Old Inns and Alehouses of Brigg

A talk by Sandra Firth.

Tue 2nd Jan '07 - Quiz Night

Ccome and test your knowledge of Brigg.

Sun 28th Jan '07 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in, starting at The Black Bull.

Tickets are 2.50 and are available in advance from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 6th Feb '07 - A Journey through the Towns and Villages of Mid-Lincolnshire

A slide show by John Smith.

Tue 6th Mar '07 - Just Jane - two farmers and a Lancaster

A talk by Jenny Walton.

Tue 3rd Apr '07 - The Pilgrim Fathers

An illustrated talk by local authoress, Sue Allan.

Tue 8th May '07 - BASH exclusive - "The Dams Raid"

An illustrated talk on the Dambusters by aviation historian, Jim Shortland.

Entrance by ticket only. Tickets are limited to 100 and will be on sale at the April 3rd BASH meeting. Any unsold tickets will then be available from the Brigg Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross, Brigg. Tickets are $4.50 each and include a buffet supper.

Tue 5th Jun '07 - A Walking Treasure Hunt

An hour's stroll around Brigg searching out answers to clues. (7.30 p.m. onwards, 1 hours max.)

Tue 4th Sep '07 - The History of James Hart & Charles Louis Hett

The development of agricultural engineering in Brigg. A talk by Christopher Page.

Tue 18th Sep '07 - B.A.S.H. Annual General Meeting

Yarborough Hunt 7:30 p.m. all welcome.

Tue 2nd Oct '07 - Don't look now Ma'am

A look at some of the best known horror stories behind the pomp and splendour of coronations since 1066. An illustrated presentation by Marilyn Roberts

Wed 31st Oct '07 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the Yarborough Hunt, Bridge Street at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 6th Nov '07 - A History of the Religions of Brigg

From Quakers to the start of Wesleyans, Congregationalists and Methodists. A talk by Sandra Firth.

Sun 25th Nov '07 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the Yarborough Hunt, Bridge Street at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 4th Dec '07 - Christmas Nostalgia

Songs & carols with tips for Christmas and a Christmas Quiz with Terry Richards

Tue 8th Jan '08 - Quiz Night

Come and test your Brigg knowledge.

Sun 27th Jan '08 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the Yarborough Hunt, Bridge Street at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 5th Feb '08 - The 1/5th Lincolnshire Regiment

Stories of local men who went to fight in the 1914-1918 war. An illustrated talk by Chris Bailey.

Tue 4th Mar '08 - The Tyrwhitts of Kettleby

Lords of the Manor of Brigg. A talk by Bill Brocklesby.

Tue 1st Apr '08 - Jamestown and the Indian massacre.

Continuing the story of the Pilgrim Fathers. A talk by writer & historian Sue Allen.

Fri 9th May '08 - "We'll Meet Again"

1940s Night to celebrate V.E. Day. Come and listen to !The Keith Baldwin Silk Stockings Swing band'. Wear 1940s fashion and uniform. Ticket only - 12.50

Tue 3rd Jun '08 - History of Scunthorpe United Football Club

A talk by Bob Steels.h

Mon 16th Jun '08 - The dressing of the old pumps of Brigg

Come and join BASH along with Grimsby Morris Men. This unique celebration will start at 7:45 p.m. in the Market Place. Finish at the White Horse pub with morris dancing, folk singing, supper and raffle.

Tue 2nd Sep '08 - Queen Victoria, grandmother Of Europe's Royal Families

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts.

Tue 16th Sep '08 - B.A.S.H. Annual General Meeting

Yarborough Hunt 7:30 p.m. all welcome.

Tue 7th Oct '08 - Brigg Of Yesteryear

A slide show of old Brigg by Josie Webb & Pat Parkinson

Fri 31st Oct '08 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the White Horse at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 4th Nov '08 - “Their Finest Hour” An audio-visual celebration of the Battle of Britain memorial flight in the

Produced by the BBMF Visitor Centre, with Alan Taylor.
BASH Exclusive - Ticket only. 5. Available at BASH meetings.

Sun 30th Nov '08 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the White Horse at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 2nd Dec '08 - The History Of Morris Dancing

With the Grimsby Morris Men

Tue 6th Jan '09 - Quiz Night

Come and test what you know of Brigg and more general knowledge with quizmaster Brian Dennison.

Sun 25th Jan '09 - Brigg Ghost Walk

Guided walks around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Ghost walks start at the White Horse at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross.

Tue 3rd Feb '09 - The Lincolnshire Rising of 1536

A illustrated presentation by Bill Brocklesby.

Tue 3rd Mar '09 - Bygone Bottles of Brigg

Display presentation by local collector Stephen Mundey.

See What the Victorian people of Brigg threw on the rubbish tip.

Tue 14th Apr '09 - Bash Exclusive - Operation Titanic

An illustrated presentation by Rob Goldsmith on the 97th anniversary of the ill-fated voyage.

Rob Goldsmith went down on the wreck in July 2005. The story and incredible footage of his journey are not to be missed!

Tickets 5.00 each, to include buffet. Available from Tourist Information, Buttercross, Brigg. Tel 01652 657053.

Fri 8th May '09 - Salute to V.E.day

1940s night to celebrate V.E. Day. Come and listen and dance to Paula Baldwin Shiny Stockings Swing Band with singers and dancers. 1940s dress & uniform welcome. PLUS a flypast by a Spitfire and a Hurricane of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over the main car park, Old Courts Road, Brigg at 7:30pm. "Lest we forget". Entry by ticket only - 15.00 each, to include buffet available from Brigg Tourist Information (Tel: 01652-657053).

Mon 8th Jun '09 - Pump Dressing

Come and join BASH along with the Grimsby Morris Men.

This unique celebration will start at 7:45 outside the White Horse and will finish at the Servicemen's Club. See the Morris dancing and listen to the folk singing.

Wed 2nd Sep '09 - The World of Anastasia

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts.

Seventeen year old Anastasia and her family perished at the hands of the Bolshevik revolutionaries in 1918

This talk looks at the Russian Royal Family's fate and connection with their British cousins.

Tue 15th Sep '09 - B.A.S.H. Annual General Meeting

The Nelthorpe Arms (Scanlons), Bridge St, Brigg. 7:30 p.m. all welcome.

Tue 29th Sep '09 - The Watermills of Lincolnshire

An illustrated talk by Jon Sass.

The Annual Leach Lecture for the Lincolnshire History and Archeology Society.

Tue 6th Oct '09 - The Demise of the Tirpitz

An illustrated talk by 617 squadron historian, Jim Shortland.

This was the second and last battleship from the Bismarck class, and the largest German warship ever built, with a crew of 1700 men.

She was finally sunk in a fjord near Tromsø, Norway on November 12th 1944 by Lancasters of Nos IX and 617 squadrons.

Sat 31st Oct '09 - Halloween Ghost Walk

A guided walk around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Starting at the Nelthorpe Arms (Scanlons) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross. Tel: 01652-657053

Tue 3rd Nov '09 - Lady Rose Hickman

An illustrated talk by Sue Allan.

The story of an extraordinary woman of courage who survived the reigns of two Tudor kings and nine Tudor Queens.

Sun 29th Nov '09 - November Ghost Walk

A guided walk around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

Starting at the Nelthorpe Arms (Scanlons) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available in advance nearer the date from the Tourist Information Centre, The Buttercross. Tel: 01652-657053

Tue 1st Dec '09 - The Lincolnshire Times Newspaper 1858 – 1985

127 years and 23 weeks of news service to the community.

An illustrated talk by journalist Nigel Fisher.

Tue 5th Jan '10 - "Sing to Win" with Elly Dolan

Patriotic WWII show featuring all the old songs that helped to win the war. Plus original radio broadcasts from the war years. Enjoy a sing-a-long and, if you wish. dress in 1940's style to add to the spirit of the evening. Bring a Union Flag ("Union Jack") to wave!

Tue 2nd Feb '10 - The History of Iron & Steel Making in Scunthorpe

An illustrated talk by by retired Corus employee Steve Cook.

A look back at how iron making began within the Scunthorpe area. The reasons for Scunthorpe's growth, from five villages, to a large town of 70,000 people in almost 100 years will become apparent.

Tue 2nd Mar '10 - A Nostalgic Journey Around Brigg

An illustrated talk by the BASH Chairman and Secretary - Josie Webb and Pat Parkinson.

'See how Brigg looked a 100 years ago'.

Tue 6th Apr '10 - Yeller-Belly Years

A talk by John Rhodes (former Brigg man) on his childhood years in Brigg.

Growing-up in Lincolnshire 1930 - 1950

Fri 7th May '10 - "Wish Me Luck" - 1940's night

A forties night to celebrate V.E. Day. Featuring Paula Baldwin’s “Shiny Stockings” swing band With vocalists: Sarah Blair-Manning, Christine Scott, Marty Wilson and “Jump Jive Alive” dancers Tickets £15 each from Tourist Information, The Buttercross, Brigg Tel: 01652 657053 With Raffle 1940’s dress/uniform welcome ================================

Tue 7th Sep '10 - RAF Elsham Wold - Nov.1943 to May 1944

Illustrated talk by Ken Duddell

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Tue 14th Sep '10 - BASH AGM

BASH Annual General Meeting

Tue 21st Sep '10 - From Australia to Brigg

Tue 5th Oct '10 - Edward and Mrs Simpson

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Thu 28th Oct '10 - Ghost Walk for Brigg Guides

A special Ghost Walk exclusively for Brigg Guides

Sun 31st Oct '10 - Halloween Ghost Walk

A guided walk around the town centre to the sites of Brigg's ghost sightings, with a dash of local history thrown in.

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Tue 2nd Nov '10 - History of The Scunthorpe Telegraph.

Talk by Nigel Fisher. .

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Tue 4th Jan '11 - Tour Guide Tales of Scawby Hall

A talk by Ann Campion

Tue 1st Feb '11 - The London Irish Rifles at Anzio

A presentation by James Darby

The 1st Battalion London Irish Rifles landedat Anzio on February 3rd 1944.

This talk covers the actions of the LIR as part of the 1st Infantry Division between the 4th and 9th of February 1944.

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Tue 1st Mar '11 - The Life & Times of Katherine Howard (including her visit to Lincolnshire in 1541)

An illustrated presentation by Bill Brocklesby

She was the young 5th wife of Henry VIII. She stood little chance of survival at a royal court which was in turmoil politically and religiously There were men of power in the privy council who could not tolerate the thought of a catholic queen who may well produce a catholic heir to the throne. She would have to go!

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Tue 5th Apr '11 - Amy Johnson - Queen of the Air

An illustrated presentation by freelance journalist Midge Gilles.

In May 1930, Amy Johnson, a typist from Hull, took off from Croydon Airport to try to beat the world solo record to' Australia in a second hand, open-cockpit biplane, with no radio communication and. the most basic form of maps. Her adventures inspired a world struggling with the devastating effects of the depression and made her into a celebrity

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Fri 6th May '11 - "I'll Be Seeing You..."

1940s night to celebrate V.E. Day.

With the Paula Baldwins Shiny Stockings Swing Band and singers Sara Blair-Manning, Christine Scott and Tony Orme and the Jump Jive Alive dancers.

1940’s dress/uniform welcome

Tickets are available in March at £15 each from Tourist Information, The Buttercross, Brigg Tel: 01652 657053

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Tue 7th Jun '11 - THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN JUNE

THERE ARE NO B.A.S.H MEETINGS IN JUNE, JULY or AUGUST

Details of our Autumn/Winter events will be available in July

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Tue 5th Jul '11 - THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN JULY

THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN JULY

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Tue 2nd Aug '11 - THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN AUGUST

THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN AUGUST

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Tue 6th Sep '11 - The History of Scunthorpe Area Fire Service (Including Brigg)

Illustrated talk by former station officer Pete Batty.

[PLEASE NOTE THIS REPLACES THE TALK "HIBALDSTOW SCHOOL" WHICH WE WILL NOW PRESENT AT A LATER DATE]

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Tue 20th Sep '11 - BASH AGM

This years BASH AGM will be held at 7:30 pm in The White Horse.

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Tue 4th Oct '11 - The Life and Times of Queen Mary 1867-1953

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts.

Queen Mary, Consort of King George V, whom he called his “Darling May”, was the mother of Edward VIII and his brother George VI and grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Mon 31st Oct '11 - Halloween Ghost Walk

Tue 1st Nov '11 - Joseph “John” Merrick “The Elephant Man”

An illustrated talk by James Darby.

A true and accurate account of the life of this tragic man. I dispels many myths surrounding his life and times and utilises first hand accounts of the man himself and the people who knew him.

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Sun 27th Nov '11 - November Ghost Walk

The BASH November 2011 Ghost Walks will take place on Sunday the 27th. They will start and end at the White Horse in Brigg.

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Tue 6th Dec '11 - "A Walk Down Memory Lane": A Journey Around Brigg in Earlier Times

An illustrated talk by Pat Parkinson and Josie Webb.

Old photographs showing how Brigg looked in the early part of the 20th century and its many changes.

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Tue 7th Feb '12 - Anne Frank - Voice of the Holocaust

An illustrated talk by Josie Webb.

This is the story of Anne Frank and her family, their time in hiding from the Germans to their arrest and final months in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen Belsen concentration camps

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Tue 6th Mar '12 - The Crosby Angel

An Illustrated talk by Patricia Smith

The Crosby Angel is the memorial to former pupils of Crosby School who died in the first and second World Wars.

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Tue 3rd Apr '12 - Shapes Do Not Just Happen - They Are Made

A presentation by Dr Geoffrey W Duffield PhD

Covering Victorian to 1950s Foundation Wear.

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Fri 4th May '12 - "A Sentimental Journey..."

A "1940s Night" to commemorate V.E. Day, with Paula Baldwin’s “Shiny Stockings” Swing Band and singers Gary Grace, Sara Blair-Manning and Christine Scott and the “Jump Jive Alive” dancers.

By ticket only - £15,00 per person – to include Buffet

1940s dress and uniforms welcome. Raffle.

Tickets available from Brigg Tourist Information, The Buttercross, Brigg – Tel: 01652-657053

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A flypast by the Dakota of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will precede the above . event. The time of the flypast will be 19:15 (approx) - weather permitting. This has been organised by B.A.S.H committee member Chris Witty.

The Douglas C-47 Dakota played a crucial part in the Second World War. As a transport aircraft it was used to carry troops and freight and also for the air-dropping of supplies – most famously during the D-Day landings and the airborne assault at Arnhem in 1944. It remained in active military service long after the end of World War II, playing a critical role in the Berlin Airlift and also seeing action in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

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Tue 3rd Jul '12 - THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN JULY

THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN JULY

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Tue 7th Aug '12 - THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN AUGUST

THERE IS NO B.A.S.H MEETING IN AUGUST

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Tue 4th Sep '12 - "Living In Hope"

"Three stories, one family - My Family". A talk by Sue Allan, historian and writer.

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Mon 10th Sep '12 - BASH News: Changes to BASH Committee

Tue 25th Sep '12 - The B.A.S.H AGM

Annual General Meeting. Start at 7:30 at The White Horse pub, Brigg. All welcome.

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Tue 2nd Oct '12 - "Who Are The Mountbattens?"

An illustrated tal by Marilyn Roberts.

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Wed 31st Oct '12 - Brigg Halloween Ghost Walk

Tickets £3.00 each (children 7yrs and under free), available from Brigg Tourist Information at The Buttercross (tel 01652-657053)

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Tue 6th Nov '12 - "The Gunpowder Plot"

An illustrated talk by Lynda Hotchkiss

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Tue 4th Dec '12 - "With Courage and Sacrifice"

Violette Szabo S.O.E. 1921-1945. An illustrated talk by Josie Webb

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Tue 5th Feb '13 - HISTORY OF KINGSTON UPON HULL

This is a short illustrated talk about the City of Hull from the I2th Century to the 20th Century

by Bill Brocklesby

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Tue 5th Mar '13 - "ASLEEP IN THE DEEP"

This is the story of the rise and fall of "The Bennett Steamship Company".

An illustrated talk by local author Diane Brian

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Tue 2nd Apr '13 - Brigg in Past Times Slideshow

Fascinating images of Brigg in the past.

A slide show and talk by Josie Webb and Pat Parkinson.

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Tue 7th May '13 - "RABBITS TO RUSSIA VIA RISBY"

An illustrated talk by Lily Betts

Two hundred years ago Glanford Brigg was the epicentre of the Rabbit Fur Trade employing a large percentage of women and girls in the Brigg area. Furs were supplied to the fashion houses of Worth in London and to the Russian Tsars.
This is the story - a Furry Tale!

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Tue 3rd Sep '13 - "Looking at Brigg's Past"

A slideshow of old photos of Brigg with Josie Webb.

Come and join us for an evening of nostalgia.

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Tue 17th Sep '13 - B.A.S.H Annual General Meeting

B.A.S.H Annual General Meeting

At The White Hart pub 57-58 Bridge St, Town Centre, Brigg

starting at 7:30 pm.

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Tue 1st Oct '13 - "Queen Elizabeth I"

"Queen Elizabeth I" - A thoroughly modern woman.

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts

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Tue 5th Nov '13 - "Keels and Sloops of the Humber"

"Keels and Sloops of the Humber"

An illustrated presentation by Brian Peeps.

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Tue 3rd Dec '13 - "A Jersey Lily"

"A Jersey Lily" - The life and times of Lillie Langtry - a unique woman years ahead of her time!

An illustrated presentation by Josie Webb

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Tue 4th Feb '14 - "The History of Brigg Fair"

A talk by Tom Glossop

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Tue 4th Mar '14 - "The Life and Times of Kirmington Airfield"

Kirmington Airfield from its inception to the present day. An illustrated talk by Dave Gibson.

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Tue 1st Apr '14 - "The Construction and Opening of Immingham Docks"

An illustrated talk by Brian Peeps.

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Tue 6th May '14 - "The Grimsby Chums"

A talk by Lewis Strange.

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Fri 6th Jun '14 - "Old Time Music Hall"

An event to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of World War 1 in 1914. (More details to be announced later.)

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Tue 2nd Sep '14 - "ALL IN A DAY"S WORK" The women's land army.

An illustrated talk by josie webb.

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Tue 16th Sep '14 - BASH AGM

BASH AGM followed by committee meeting. Start at 7-30pm at The white Horse Pub, Wrawby Street, all welcome.

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Tue 7th Oct '14 - "THE HIGHEST EXCELLENT PRINCESS" - Lady Anne Mowbray.

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts.

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Fri 31st Oct '14 - THE BRIGG HALLOWEEN GHOST WALK

(Details to be announced later.)

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Tue 4th Nov '14 - "MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS" - The Captive Queen 1568-1584

An illustrated talk by David Templeman.

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Tue 2nd Dec '14 - "FRODINGHAM IRONSTONE - THE ROCK THAT BUILT SCUNTHORPE"

An illustrated talk by Paul Hildreth.

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Tue 15th Sep '15 - AGM

Chair: Josie Webb Vice Chair: Brian Denison Secretary: Pat Parkinson Treasurer: Denise Torpey Other Committee Members: Chris Witty, Caroline Sharp, Jean Neall, Stewart Melton, Shirley Finney, Graham Austin

Sun 1st Nov '15 - HALLOWEEN GHOST WALK

Another successful Ghost Walk starting from the White Horse describing ghostly sightings along the route.

Tue 1st Mar '16 - THE DISAPPEARING POLICEMAN - THE STRANGE CASE OF HENRY TOOMS

An illustrated talk by Graham Davey

Tue 5th Apr '16 - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GUY GIBSON

An illustrated talk by Jim Shortland who is a 617 Squadron historian. His talk covered the early life of Guy Gibson through to his tour of Fighter Command, Operational Training Units and his period with 106 Squadron before moving to RAF Conningsby in 1944, culminating with his death later that year. His is best remembered for the famous Dams Raid by 617 Squadron.

Tue 3rd May '16 - TOUR GUIDE TALES OF SCAWBY HALL

An informative talk by Ann Campion who is a Tour Guide of Scawby Hall. It was built in 1605 by Richard Nelthorpe of Glanford Brigg and has been lived in by members of the Nelthorpe family ever since. The talk covered a brief history of the Hall and her many interesting experiences whilst there.

Sat 20th Aug '16 - BASH OUTING TO GUNBY HALL

Bash annual outing to Gunby Hall and Gardens

Tue 6th Sep '16 - COACHING MEMORIES

An illustrated talk by Eric Houlder recreating the era of the Stage Coach and Coaching Inn on the old Great North Road.

Tue 20th Sep '16 - BASH AGM starts 7.30 pm

Starts at 7.30 pm. Everyone welcome

Tue 4th Oct '16 - SISTERS OF THE TSAR

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts. What happened to these two sisters after the death of Tsar Nicholas and his family?

Sun 30th Oct '16 - BRIGG HALLOWEEN GHOST WALK

7 pm start form the White Horse (Whetherspoons) Tickets £3.00 available from the Tourist Information Centre. Join us for a walk around the centre of Brigg and listen to the Town's ghostly tales.

Tue 1st Nov '16 - TITANIC - THE LINCOLNSHIRE LINK

An illustrated talk by Rod Fanthorpe. A national disaster, local tragedy, eclipsed by the movie, the song and the TV programmes. The little known story of Harry a Lincolnshire lad who was lost and Lizzie his lover who survives.

Tue 6th Dec '16 - LOOKING AT BRIGGS PAST

A slide show of old photos of the Town by Bash Chairman Josie Webb.

Tue 7th Feb '17 - THE WOMEN'S SUFFFRAGETTE MOVEMENT

There will be an illustrated talk by David Shepperson on the history and events for women's votes.

Tue 7th Mar '17 - WITH COURAGE AND SACRIFICE

An illustrated talk by Josie Webb about the World War Two heroine Violette Szabo. She was recruited into the SOE for people to do 'dangerous work' in occupied France. She was ultimately captured and transferred from prison to Ravensbrück concentration camp and was executed, aged 23

Tue 4th Apr '17 - LINCOLNSHIRE LANCASTER FIRSTS

An illustrated talk by 617 Squadron historian Jim Shortland

Tue 2nd May '17 - WATCH THE WALL MY DARLING

An illustrated talk by Rod Fanthorpe which covers the intrigue and brutality of the heyday of smuggling on the Lincolnshire coast

Tue 5th Sep '17 - FAKES & FORGERIES - THE GARDEN SHED GANG

An illustrated talk by Marilyn Roberts covering the amusing story of how the elderly Greenhalgh family carved and aged with mud and cold tea an alabaster Egyptian Princess and then fooled the Bolton Museum into buying it.

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

The AGM starts at 7.30 p.m. at the Brigg & District Servicemen's Club. All are welcome to attend the meeting

Tue 7th Nov '17 - THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE

An illustrated talk by Rod Fanthorpe about the Christmas Truce of December 1914. The unreal worlds of soldiers in the trenches and the folks at home in Lincolnshire trying to cope.

Tue 5th Dec '17 - FROM HERBALIST TO CHEMIST - JESSE BOOT (1850 - 1931)

An illustrated talk by Josie Webb. The story of how a working class man selling herbal medicines rose to form the Empire we know today as Boot's the Chemist.


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