Events in 2023

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.

2023 Meeting Dates

DateSubjectSpeaker
25 JanuaryAncliff SquareTrevor Turpin, Author
22 FebruaryA History of Iford’s Families & their influences on their surroundingsMrs Cartwright-Hignett
Co-owner of Iford Manor Estate
22 MarchJoseph Glanvill, Rector of Bath Abbey and Witch Finder of the West CountryTony McAleavy
Author and Local Historian
26 AprilSt Mary’s Church and St Edith’s Pilgrimage WalkDavid Sibley
Retired Director of Music, Monkton Prep School and local organist
24 May AGM & Alan Dodge Memorial LectureAn Extraordinary Life: The Revd. Francis Pocock 1829-1919 Founder of Monkton Combe SchoolJacqueline Burrows
Archivist, Monkton Combe School
JuneVisit to Hinton Priory, guided by Dr Margaret Dodge
(Details to follow)
Dates are subject to the Covid-19 rules that are in place at that point in time.

If you have any queries, would like or can offer a lift to meetings, please contact peter.pennyjones@gmail.com or phone 01225-723447.

Published
7 June 2022
Last Updated
17 June 2022