Meetings 2018

Our meetings are held generally in Martock on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Thursday 6th September at 6pm

Fergus is leading a walk up Hurst and Water Street, looking at the history and construction of the buildings that featured in Noel Adams talk on his family’s involvement with in May. Meet near the Rose and Crown in Hurst TA12 6JY. If you have to drive, please park in the street unless drinking heavily in the Rose and Crown. £3, members free.

25 September 2018

David Morris, Curator of Aircraft at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, will tell History of the history of the Yeovilton airfield.

23 October 2018

Ted Udall will talk on The Social History of Parish Registers. Ted is an experienced speaker and historian, and will add colour and context to these crusty old documents.

27 Novenber 2018

Ross Aitken, the mastermind behind Dawes Twine Works at West Coker and who featured on BBC’s Restoration series ten years ago, will spin a yarn on how all the machinery now makes twine again.

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Brenda Webb will talk to us on the story of Montacute House.

Tuesday 26 February

Matt French C Mar Tech, FRGS, MRIN, MHydSoc, on Dowsing.

You can download a pdf copy of our program here


Unless otherwise noted all meetings will take place at Martock C of E Primary School in Elmleigh Road.
Doors open at 7.00pm for a start at 7.30pm prompt.

An annual membership of £10 gives free access to all talks. For non members a fee of £3 is payable per meeting.

When possible tea and coffee will be provided.

Location map
Nearest Post Code TA12 6EF
Lat/Long 50.971505,-2.770676

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