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

alanturnerWHS@hotmail.com

 

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

Dave        Hart

Dave is also our chairman and walks expert.

davidhart1945@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

                                                                                       

 

 

2021 Here we go again!!!!

Meeting arrangements for the rest of the year.

 

   Thursday 1st July        Welcome back meeting.  7.00 p.m. Worle Community Centre, Lawrence Road, Worle.  Start  7.00 p..m.
                                      Details of the August walk will be led by our new chairman, Dave Hart.  News updates and programme for
                                      the rest of the year will be available.  New books on sale.

Thursday 5th August     Summer annual walk.  topic:  Ways to get to Ebden. Meet at 6.30 at the Nut Tree Pub.  £2.50 each
                                      including pamphlet.  Usually we have supper at a pub.  Details to follow.  ALL WELCOME.

Thursday 2nd Sept       Annual General Meeting. Subs for the coming year and election of committee.  Followed by a talk about
                                     Worle Cricket Club from 1870 to 1956 with pictures, cuttings and memorabilia.

 

October 7th:               Meeting about Worle Community School to mark its 50th anniversary year.  Bob Champ has
                                  arranged for an evening about the school.    It will include a talk on some of the school’s history,
                                  and a display of School and Worle History Society information.  Sadly we will not be able to access
                                  the school buildings, but will meet at Worle Community Centre in Lawrence Road, as usual.

 

November 4th:           A talk about the Viking visits to our local area, here in Somerset, by Dave Hart.

 

December 2nd:         Quiz night with light hearted questions, raffle and light refreshments.  Come with your teams and enjoy
                                 a very relaxed evening.

 

2022

 

January 6th             Happy New Year.  2.00 p.m. This is our annual afternoon meeting at Worle Century Club in Mendip
                               Avenue.  "THE SPIRIT OF THIS PLACE”.  It is hoped that some of our members and friends will tell us
                               about what Worle means to them, or what brought them here, how long have their families been in or
                               near the village and any specific memories that stand out for them.  Any volunteers?

 

February 3rd:          To be arranged.

 

March 3rd:              Phil Curme from Clevedon Pier Trust will talk on the 150 years of Clevedon Pier.

 

April 7th:                Dr Mel Draper’s presentation will be on the railways in the Worle area from documents and artefacts
                              held  at Kew as part of the Haywood Collection.  W E Haywood was a Weston man.

 

May 5th:               WHS Research Group’s findings on the Worle Alms Houses in the Scaurs from the 1790’s to their
                             demolition in 1938.

 

June 2nd:             To be arranged.

 

July 7th:              “Talk the walk”.  A preview of this year’s Village Walk. Do we have any new pictures?

 

August 4th:          Gather at 6.30 p.m.  Venue to be arrangad.   Worle Annual Village Walk.

 

September 1st:     Annual General Meeting, followed by a short talk from the Research Group.

 

October 6th:          “The Flooding of the North Marsh up to the Present Day” by Dave Hart.

 

November 3rd:       “Lawrence Road” by Dave Skidmore.

 

December 1st:       Christmas Quiz and Social.

 

 

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