Each year, in September, organisations and historic places celebrate their past history. This year Knowle Society Local History Committee is running several events.
SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2019, 10am – 3pm
‘THE WAY WE USED TO LIVE’
A display upstairs in Knowle Library of various artefacts from our archives and on loan, with an accompanying quiz aimed at children aged approx. 8 – 12 years old.
There will also be a quiz for 4 – 7 years old which will involve the children with appropriate adults walking the High Street. The winner of each quiz will receive a prize of £10.
SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2019, 10am – 3pm
‘SCRAP BOOKS & PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS’
A variety of these from our archives and from different eras will be available for visitors to look through at their leisure throughout the day. Where possible copies may be ordered with the understanding that where appropriate, copyright lies with Knowle Society.
Also on 21 SEPTEMBER at 12 noon
‘TOUR OF CHESTER HOUSE (KNOWLE LlBRARY)
& THE KNOT GARDEN’.
Chester House is the oldest building on the High Street and anyone wishing to know more about it and its history should assemble, depending on weather, either in the courtyard of the library or inside the reception area at 12 noon to join a conducted tour led by Dave Pinwell.