Normally we hold a minimum of 12 meetings yearly, and in principle, and hope to
undertake a 'capital project'; suggestions include restoration of the Tumbling Weir or the
restoration and repair of the Ladywell. Potential loose sub groups may be set up to
investigate various aspects of Wrington's past
£12 per year to cover room hire and refreshments.
Lecture attendance fee
£1 (non-members £2.50)
Chairman: Nick Joy<
Secretary: Mark Bullen <
Avon Local History & Archaeology <
Talks Programme – 2016-17DateSpeakerTopic18 OctoberClive BurltonBristol’s Lost City22 NovemberPhillip HoylandBenefits, Brass and the Girtest Grandest Day (Friendly Societies)20 DecemberJohn SmithLife around Roman Wrington17 JanJohn Gowar Langford21 FebKeith UtteridgeA History of the Magic Lantern21 MarMichael MansonRiot - The Bristol Bridge Massacre of 179318 AprAGM Members’ Evening (bring along an object & talk about it)16 MayTerry RansomeYuri Gagarin – First Man in Space20 JunProf Ronald HuttonBloody Mary (The person, not the drink!)18 JulSteve Osman/Ian StaceyHistory of the Chapel and non-conformism in Wrington15 AugNO SPEAKERSUMMER BREAK19 SepPat HaseAlfred Leete – Your Country Needed You – WW1 Poster!17 OctSarah HarrisThe History of Spinning and Spinning Wheels21 NovSteve PooleMuch Loss & Misery – Somerset Flooding in the 19th century19 DecMark BullenWrington’s ‘Street Furniture’ & Other Interesting Objects!