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Wrington Local History Society
Activities Normally, we hold a minimum of 11 meetings yearly, an AGM in April, and a summer break in August. Potentially, loose subgroups may be set up to investigate various aspects of Wrington’s past Annual Membership £12 to cover room hire and refreshments Lecture attendance fee £1 (non-members £2.50) Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the school room of the URC Chapel, Roper’s Lane, for refreshments at 7.45pm before the speaker begins at 8pm. Contacts Chairman: Nick Joy <wringtonlocalhistory@gmail.com> Secretary: Mark Bullen <mark-bullen@hotmail.com>
PROGRAMME 2019 JANUARY 15 The use of old maps in local history John Gowar February 19 Bedminster Tobacco Women Helen Thomas March 19 A-Z Films of Bristol Gordon Young April 16 AGM; Wrington thru the lens (update) John Rubidge May 14 Henry V Ronald Hutton June 18 The Swiss Air Disaster Steve Osman July 16 Medieval musical instruments (2) Jonathan Weeks August SUMMER BREAK - no meeting September 17 Wrington observed Mark Bullen October 15 The Blitz on Weston-super-Mare Pat Hase November 19 Histories of flooding in Somerset Steve Poole December 17 John Rocque’s 1738 map of Wrington and the village today Nick Joy