The majority of our Meetings are held in the Ashwick & Oakhill Village Hall on the third Wednesday in the month and start at 7.30 pm. Light refreshments are provided afterwards.
Walks and visits usually occur in the summer months and may start a little earlier. Full details of when and where to meet are published nearer to the event.
January 16th A History of Oakhill Brewery by Clare Blackmore
*** Stop Press *** Due to illness we are having to invoke Plan B!! It will be a Mystery Talk! which will be on an interesting topic and we hope to offer the scheduled talk on the Oakhill Brewery later.
February 20th Mendip Hills through the Time Tunnel – development of a landscape and the human impact that created it by Les Davies
March 20th 18th Century Bath – The Season! by Judi Wray-Bliss
April 17th Quiz & Social Evening – including Wine & Nibbles & incorporating the AGM
May 15th History on the Streets – a life of making murals by Philippa Threlfall
June 19th Visit & Walk at Cranmore Tower with refreshments, and possibly a poetry reading, etc
July 17th Visit to St Cuthberts Church, Wells Introduced by Andrew Fawcett
August – No Meeting
September 18th Jutland 1916 – Clash of the Dreadnoughts by Professor Aidan Dodson
October 16th The Horns and Strings of the Middle Ages by Jonathan Weeks
November 20th “Gert, Daisy & Dollymop entertain” The Victorian below-stairs staff at the Swan Hotel reflect on life, work and the world, and in their wisdom, ponder the future through the leaves in their teacups! by Clare Blackmore & friends
December 19th Christmas Event – Skittles & Hot Buffet at the Poachers Pocket, Chelynch BA4 4PY – Note this starts at 7pm on Thursday, Dec. 19th.
January 15th The Golden Age of Piracy by Mark Steeds
February 19th Experiencing Egypt – 3 unforgettable years in Cairo by Janet Diamond
March 18th Wells as a film location – experiences of an ‘extra’ by Andrew Fawcett
April 15th Quiz & Social Evening – Including Wine & Nibbles and incorporating the AGM