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 £2, visitors £3
If you have suggestions for topics or speakers, please contact one of the organising team below, by email.
2022 to 23
Sept 1st AGM. Followed by short talks from Alan Turner on the year’s programme and Raye Green on our online presence.
Oct 6th North Marsh Flooding. Dave Hart will share his research into the North Marsh upon which a large part of Worle is built.
Nov 3rd Lawrence Road. Dave Skidmore’s insight into his fascinating research on the buildings and residents of Lawrence Road at various stages over the years. The current mayor of Weston Town Council will also be joining us.
Dec 1st Christmas Quiz and social with the committee.
Jan 5th Century Club in Mendip Avenue at 2 p.m. Bits and Bobs around the Village - Origins of the Village Club, The Observatory, Golf Club, Quarry and Worle's Stations.
Feb 2nd The Almshouses in the Scaurs - A History of an old Worle landmark from the 1790s to the 1930s with Raye Green and Peter Johnson
March 2nd An Evening of Sea Shanties with the Steepholmers. Bucket for RNLI
April 6th Recent Archaeological Discoveries in North Somerset with Cat Lodge, senior archaeologist for North Somerset
May 4th Lawrence Road, part 2, with David Skidmore.
June 1st Crime & Punishment - A history of crime prevention & crime punishment in Somerset from Somerset Heritage Centre
July 6th Annual Dave Hart Walk – Preview with maps and pictures, and new archive material from the research team, we hope.
Aug 3rd Annual Dave Hart Walk - Exploring the byways of Worle 6.30 start. Venue to be announced.
Sept 7th AGM and research group topic. Pictures of the last decade taken by John McCreadie.