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If you’re from the area this one is for you! Learn about the local history of nearby Stewartby from David Szymanski, and reminisce about it’s industrial past.

Talks are approx. 1 hour long, with time for questions. Limited space available, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

As there is a cost involved in putting on the Learning Lunchtime talks, donations to the Forest of Marston Vale are much appreciated. There will be a collection bucket in the room or you can click here to donate online if you'd prefer. Parking charges also apply. Friends of the Forest get free parking all year round* at the Forest Centre - click here for more information.

Please note: this event will be subject to the most up-to-date Covid-19 regulations at the time of the event.

About the speaker

David has spent his whole life involved with bricks. Raised in the village of Stewartby, the home of London Brick, he trained as a mechanical engineer with LBC. After a short time involved with concrete pipes and aggregates for Hanson, David became MD of Desimpel Brick, Hanson Brick and then Hanson Building Products. He is chairman of the Sir Malcolm Stewart Trust, and also a Liveryman and Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers.


If you're interested in the Millennium Country Park, we run events like talks, family activities and guided nature walks throughout the year. Click here to view our upcoming events.

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