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.
2023 to 24
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 - Madam Rhyne and its way through the village. 6.30. Start from David Skidmore's memorial garden opposite the Community Centre, Lawrence Road.
Sept 7th AGM and Mendip Green School evening with Ellis Davies, the head teacher for many years and display boards, a powerpoint and photograph albums. .
Oct 5th Agatha Christie and North Somerset. Raye Green
Nov 2nd Floods of 1981. A Night to Remember. Alan Turner
Dec 7th Quiz and raffle with refreshments
Jan 4th Century Club at 2.00 p.m. Member’s meeting. Bar open until 3 pm.
Feb 1st Living on the Smile. The Bristol Channel with Raye Green
March 7th The History of Walker & Ling with Sam Walker
April 4th The Strawberry Line, anecdotes and accidents with Dave Hart
May 2nd Tales of Weston from Brian Austin
June 6th D Day. Worle at War from Raye Green + Questions and answers
July 4th Annual Walk preview with Dave Hart and Then and Now photos
Aug 1st Lammas Day. 6.30 start. Walk with Dave Hart, perhaps to Lammas Pond?
Sept 5th AGM followed by an interactive discussion and sharing of photos of the People of Worle.