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Freshford and District Local History Society


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Meetings are held in the Freshford Memorial Hall on the fourth Wednesday of each month.   The hall is open from 7.00 pm and meetings begin at 7.30 pm.   Visitors are very welcome to attend meetings.  The annual subscription is just £10, with visitors paying £2 to attend a meeting.  All are welcome. 

Forthcoming meetings are shown below and you can click on the link in the box to the right to print out a sheet with the details.

Wed 27 Sept   
Gerald & Margaret Hull: 
An historical Survey of the English grotto in landscape gardens, with particular reference to Joseph and Josiah Lane of Tisbury, Wiltshire. 
Their publication: " Half- Forgotten - The grotto work of Joseph and Josiah Lane of Tisbury, Wiltshire. A Re - Appraisal" will be available for purchase at £10.00.

Wed 25 Oct:   
Geoffrey Parkes:   
Can Genghis Khan be found?  An account of recent researches on horseback in Mongolia.

Wed 22 Nov:  
Robert Parfitt:
The sailing pilots of the Severn Sea.

There is no meeting in December.


Local History Programme