The aim of the Society is the preservation and study of all matters relating to the history and development of Stoke Poges; to collate and preserve archive material and artefacts, and to make it available for members and other interested parties.

The Society holds about six events a year, including talks, visits, members’ evenings, and it is most keen to encourage members to research their own family, or road, or any other aspect of the Village that interests them, and share their findings with other members of the Society. (Click here for our programme of events.)   It will make available archive material to members. It also helps people around the world searching for family connections in the Village.


2021 sees a comprehensive Programme of Events to be enjoyed by many.
It is subject to change, due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Our next event:

 

 Wed 21 July 2021  - 7:30pm

 Talk on Fulmer Research Institute of Hollybush Hill

The Youth Hall, St. Andrew’s Centre, Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, SL2 4LN

This talk will be given by Mike Dewey, who was a member of the senior management team, at the Fulmer Research Institute.  Mike will talk to us about the history of the Institute and some of the exciting innovations and projects.

Booking essential due to Covid 19 requirements. Please let us know if you are coming and, if coming with anyone else, whether they are in your "bubble" so we can arrange the seating appropriately.

Non-Members £5.


TO BOOK for these events, please contact Maggie by email: tspsevents@outlook.com or mobile: 07478 309044


2021 is a special year for Stoke Poges because it's the
250th anniversary of the death of famous poet, Thomas Gray.

He is buried in the Stoke Poges Parish churchyard.
He will be remembered at our special Annual Dinner.  Our guest of honour will be Countess Elizabeth Howe, Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire.

Some special events to commemorate this year are included in our Programme page, but for more information, see:
http://thomasgray2016.org/
and
https://www.stokepogeschurch.org/Groups/360882/Thomas_Gray_2021.aspx
and also see how Eton College is commemorating the anniversary:
https://collections.etoncollege.com/whats-on/exhibitions/etons-bard-thomas-gray-and-his-elegy/


It's also the Centenary of the Royal British Legion.
Major General Sir Richard Howard Vyse of Stoke Place was its Chairman and later President from 1950 till his death in 1962.


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143 Vine Road
Stoke Poges
Buckinghamshire
SL2 4DH

stoke_poges_society@yahoo.co.uk