RFHG Online Programme Summer 2021 

12 April        Talk “Uncovering the history of a Northamptonshire Farmhouse” by Kate Mawer

19 April        Committee Meeting.

 26 April       Transcribing with Zoom help available

3 May           Bank Holiday

10 May         Talk (recorded) – National Library of Scotland Maps

17 May         Brickwalls

24 May         Talk  “Getting Started” by Ian Waller

31 May          Bank Holiday

7 June          How to Session

14 June        Talk “Life in the Madhouse: Warwick County Lunatic Asylum.” by Carolyn Ewing

21 June        General meeting to discuss the future with members

28 June        Virtual Summer Social

Some of you may have the impression that using Zoom is complicated and difficult. You may think you have to set up a Zoom account, sign in to join meetings, have a webcam etc. But it’s not true!! To make things clear, here is the advice from Zoom themselves:

Do you need an account to use Zoom?
A Zoom account is not required if you are just joining Zoom Meetings as a participant. If someone invites you to their meeting, you can join as a participant without creating an account.

How do I join a Zoom meeting?
You can join a meeting by clicking the meeting link in your invitation or by going to and entering in the meeting ID.

Do I have to have a webcam to join on Zoom?
While you are not required to have a webcam to join a Zoom Meeting, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen and speak during the meeting, share your screen, and view the webcam video of other participants.  If you do not have a microphone you can listen to the speaker/participants and add comments using the written “chat” function.