We are grateful to Peter Firth for representing SUES at the funeral of Hazel Fort and include in this edition his report on that event. Roger Mitchell’s six-session course on Travellers was completed on 7th March and it followed the third of our Friday afternoon meetings. All these have been delivered by Zoom and reports […]
The recent death of Hazel Fort, chair of SUES since 2016, is a huge loss to the society. We begin this edition with tributes to her. As she would have wished, our scheduled meetings have been and are continuing, as described below. The committee made a unanimous decision to appoint Alan Potter as chair until […]
We hope that despite the restrictions, members were able to enjoy some sort of festivity over Christmas, and we trust that 2021 is going to bring a return to normality. As soon as it becomes possible, SUES will look to restore face-to-face meetings. In the meantime, however, we have been able to provide some online […]
Despite everything have a great Christmas! What a year it has been! Who could have imagined back in January that an outbreak of a virus infection in China would close down much of the world? The challenge to SUES was daunting. Just when we thought we had got the Society on its feet again with […]
We have now experienced our first presentation in the new format designed to accommodate current restrictions. All members received a pack of material on Samuel Pepys by email or post, and two separate groups gathered together for a further input by Roger Mitchell which included discussion. The technology was managed by Alan Potter and everything […]
Dear SUES Member As you will have realised already, the present emergency makes it impossible for the Society to run its planned programme over the next few months. Reluctantly but inevitably, we are therefore cancelling the following events: The two ‘Follow Up’ Activities for the Victorian Country House Course. The visits to Scarisbrick Hall on […]
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