Meetings usually last about an hour and are held in the Freshford Village Memorial Hall on the fourth Wednesday of each month, September-November and January-May.
The hall is open from 7.00 pm and the talks start at 7.30 pm. Visitors are very welcome to come to meetings without advance notice.
The annual subscription is just £10, with visitors paying £3 to attend a meeting. All are welcome.
If you know of anyone who would like to become a member, please suggest they just turn up at the next meeting, contact Penny Jones on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01225 723447 and leave a message if you have a query. Email Penny Jones if you are interested and would like to be kept informed but can’t get to meetings.
Please note that Freshford & District Local History Society is hoping to resume its meetings in Freshford Village Memorial Hall with a new Programme, starting in September.
Next Meeting – 22 September
The subject of the next meeting is ‘Discoveries at Chedworth Roman Villa’, which promises to be a fascinating subject for the meeting.
Please use the button below to see details of the meeting.
2021 Meeting Dates
|22 September||Discoveries at Chedworth Roman Villa||Martin Papworth|
(National Trust Archaeologist)
|27 October||Nelson in Bath: The History and the Trail||Barry Gilbertson|
(Chairman, Bath UNESCO World Heritage site)
|24 November||Casting the World: The Story of JW Singer & Sons, Frome||Sue Bucklow|
(Curator, Rook Lane Chapel, Frome)
2022 Meeting Dates
|26th January||History of Bath Botanic Gardens||Ann Brooks|
(retired Pharmacist and botanical history researcher)
|23rd February||A History of Mells Manor||Jenny Waller|
|23rd March||Somerset and Wiltshire on Old Film||David Parker|
(Involved with TV production)
|27th April||Bath-v-Lyme: Architecture in Austen’s Persuasion||Amy Frost|
(Senior Curator, Bath Preservation Trust)
|25th May AGM & Alan Dodge Memorial Lecture||The Fishers. Significant families in our neighbourhood from the 17th to the early 19th centuries||John MacDonald|