Events in 2022

Freshford and District Local History Society

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 peter.pennyjones@gmail.com 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.

2022 Meeting Dates

DateSubjectSpeaker
26 JanuaryHistory of Bath Botanic GardensAnn Brooks
(Horticultural historian, researcher and author)
23 FebruaryA History of Mells Manor and ChurchJenny Waller
(Textile artist and historian)
23 MarchSomerset and Wiltshire on Old FilmDavid Parker
(retired Programme Creator for Channel 4 TV)
27 AprilBath-v-Lyme: Architecture in Austen’s PersuasionAmy Frost
(Senior Curator, Bath Preservation Trust)
25 May AGM & Alan Dodge Memorial LectureThe Fishers. Significant families in our neighbourhood from the 17th to the early 19th centuriesJohn MacDonald
(Chairman, Freshford & District Local History Society)
28 SeptemberGold from the time of StonehengeDavid Dawson
Curator, Devizes Museum
26 OctoberSir George Colebrooke MP – Twice Chairman of the East India CompanyStuart Boydell
Senior Teacher, King Edward’s School Bath
23 NovemberBath v Lyme: Architecture in the time of Jane Austen’s PersuasionAmy Frost
Senior Curator, Bath Preservation Trust
There is no meeting in December
Dates are subject to the Covid-19 rules that are in place at that point in time.

The details for each event can be viewed by clicking on the event entry in the table if the event is underlined.

Published
15 March 2022
Last Updated
17 June 2022