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Worle History Society
Worle History Society

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 £2, visitors £3

 

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

 

Our Programme Team

Alan Turner

Team Leader

Puts together the timetable for the year and keeps in touch with our speakers.

Dave Hart

Walks organiser

Oversees publicity and jproduces pamphlets for members.

Julie Daws

Co-ordinator

Keeps everyone informed and searches out good speakers.

 

                                                                                       

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.

 

Dec 1st   Christmas Quiz and social with the committee.

 

Jan 5th   Century Club at 2 p.m.  Bits and Bobs around the Village - 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  The Strawberry Line - Incidents and Anecdotes from Dave Hart

 

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

 

 

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