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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

Walks pamphlets and display boards.  Schools walk leader.


Julie Daws


Keeps everyone informed and searches out good speakers.



             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.



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