Chequers old postcard

Astons History Group

Our meetings programme:

(Unless indicated otherwise meetings start at 7.30pm).

Programme for 2018. 

February 21         Votes for Women: a talk marking the centenary of women's suffrage. 

April 11th            Home meeting: The Old School House, Aston Tirrold

November 10/11  We will remember them: an exhibition weekend to mark the centenary of the end of WW1.

December tbc      Christmas social meeting.


Bobby Lightfoot - a rider from the Astons Cundell racing stables -  beating Gordon Richards, a champion flat jockey for many years in the mid 1930s.

Cundell stable lads.

Racing establishments were a major employment in the Astons - at one time there were five different stables in the village.