Our Monthly Meetings

 

We meet on the first Thursday of the month at 7.00 p.m. unless otherwise stated at Worle Community Centre, Lawrence Road, Worle BS22 6TN. We inhabit the old Chapel, up the yellow steps at the front. Lawrence Rd is off the High Street, the turning next to the Lamb Inn.  All welcome. Members £1, visitors £2

 

If you have suggestions for topics or speakers, please contact one of the organising team below, by email.

 

Our Programme Organising Team

Alan        Turner

Alan has strong roots in Worle, considerable knowledge of the old village

alturner315@hotmail.co.uk

 

David          Skidmore

Avid communicator and full of ideas.  Family history specialist.

davidskid@hotmail.com

 

Julie           Daw

Quiz Queen and organisor par excellence.

juliedaw@btinternet.com

James       Rigby

Knows the streets and buildings as only an estate agent can.  Ideas man.

jamesmaggs@live.co.uk

 

                                                                                            

 

 

 

2020

 

Jan 2nd    Century Club, 2.00 p.m.  Members’ contributions, based on reseach team work throughout the year. Barrie Underwood is talking about the history of policing in Worle, and Dave Hart is analysing some aerial pictures.  Members are invited to contribute.  Bar open until 3.

 

Feb 6th     Windmills and Millers in Somerset with Sarah Harris, with reference to Vale Mill and Worlebury.

 

Mar 5th   Weston Museum.  A representative will be giving us an update of what our museum offers and how it is managed.

 

April 2nd Clevedon Pier and its 150 year history with Abbie Edbrook.

 

May 7th   Worle Infants' School/Mendip Green Primary School, Greenwood Road.  Meeting in the school hall at 7.00 p.m. 

               Pictures, display boards, a powerpoint presentation and a chance to exchange memories.  There will also be a chance to visit the old Infants' School, which is being opened especially for us  on Thursday 14th May from 5.30 until 6.45.

 

June 6th    NB.  This is a Saturday exhibition meeting.  Venue is The Nut Tree pub, Ebdon Road.  Worle in World War Two with
                 powerpoint and display of all our material, including the 9 files full of newspaper cuttings for the 6 years of the war.
                 Normal pub opening hours. 

 

July 2nd    Julie Daw will give a preview of the 2021 calendar and Dave Hart will preview the August walk

 

Aug 6th    Annual village walk with Dave at the helm. Route to be decided.

 

Sept 3rd   AGM.  Followed by a talk about Worle Cricket Club from 1870 to 1956 with pictures, cuttings and memorabilia on
                display.

 

Oct 1st    Dr. Mel Draper, CBE. Is our speaker.  His topic is Worle Railways from the collection at Kew, and W E. Haywood, a
               Weston man, whose collection resides at Kew.  Should be a real treat.

 

Nov 5th   Worle’s Alms Houses in The Scaurs from the 1790s to their demolition in 1938

 

Dec 3rd   Christmas Quiz with cider, nibbles and raffle.  Bring your best smiles.

 

 

 

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