Events in 2024

Freshford and District Local History Society

Meetings are held in Freshford Village Memorial Hall on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

The hall is open from 7.00 pm and meetings begin at 7.30 pm.

Annual membership is £10. Visitors £3 a talk. 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.

2024 Meeting Dates

DateSubjectInformation
24 JanuaryGold From The Time Of StonehengeDavid Dawson
Director, Wiltshire Museum Devizes
28 FebruaryLacock, A Most Unique VillageDorothy Treasure
Principle Buildings Historian, Wilts. Buildings Record
27 MarchMining And The Somerset CoalfieldShane Gould
Industrial Heritage Strategy, Historic England
24 AprilBagels & Bacon: A 1950’s Boyhood In The East End Of LondonJeff Rozelaar
Professional Speaker WI, U3A and on Cruises
22 MayAGM & Alan Dodge Memorial Lecture:
Sir George Colebrooke MP 1729-1809: Twice Chairman Of The East India Company
Stuart Boydell
Associate Lecturer, Bath Spa University
25 SeptemberElizabeth I: Secrets Of The Crown JewelsNicola Tallis
Historical Author
23 OctoberGunpowder & Glory: Bond & ‘Q’ Combined: An Extraordinary Life RevealedMark Shelford
Police & Crime Commissioner
Grandson of Frank Brock
27 NovemberThe Ancient Trees of Selwood Forest: History, Legacy and LoreJulian Hight
Local author & heritage tree specialist

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
19 December 2023
Last Updated
10 February 2024