2017 May Friday Meeting – Lime Burners, Lords and Labourers

Date/Time Location Course facilitator
19 May 2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM The Mohair Centre

Our speaker for the meeting on Friday 19th May at the Mohair Centre will be Richard Howell whose talk is entitled Lime Burners, Lords and Labourers. Richard will tell us about the history of the chalk and lime industry in the Arun Valley and explains why people quarried chalk in the first instance and the importance of lime to the rural economy.

The meeting will start at 7.30 with the opportunity to have a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit with the speaker starting at 8.00.

You will be able to browse the library boxes and select books, videos etc to borrow. Please place 50p per item borrowed in the pink pig and write the date, your name and book/video reference number in the log book. When returning items please ensure you strike out your details in the log book this helps Jenny to keep tabs on everything. The 50p’s go towards the purchase of new books.

As ever, if you have any produce or items for sale (cakes, eggs, meat etc) please bring them along and put them on the table inside the entrance door.

It would be very helpful if those who are able could assist in bringing in and returning chairs from the storage cupboard in the open area at the front of the building.

Lastly, on arrival please make sure that Roy signs you in as it is important we know who is present in the event of an emergency.

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