Programme for September 2023 – June 2024

All meeting are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30p.m. at Marshfield Church Hall, Bell Square, Marshfield SN14 8NN.  (The exception is our talk on November 21st, 2023, when the meeting will be held at Marshfield Community Centre, Chippenham Road, Marshfield SN14 8 NZ.  Annual membership is £10; Visitors: £3.  For any queries, please use our Contact page on this web site.

Tuesday, September 19th: “Rocky and mountainous ways: Perilous travel in the 18th Century” Kirsten Elliott

Tuesday, October 17th: “Bedminster coal: Blood, sweat and tears” Garry Atterton

Tuesday, November 21st: “From the Great War to Cyber War: A history of GCHQ” Sir David Pepper. This meeting will be held at MARSHFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE

Tuesday, December 19th: “Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Wiltshire” Nick Baxter


Tuesday, January 16th  “Commerce in context: Landscape, history & Bath”

Stuart Burrroughs

Tuesday, February 20th 2024: “Edward Long Fox: Radical & mental health pioneer” Dinah Moore

Tuesday, March 19th: “The history of Kingswood School” Gary Best

Tuesday, May 21st: “Filton in space: 60 Years & still counting” Terry Ransome

Tuesday April 16th: “The Black presence in Wiltshire: 1580-1945: Terry Bracher

Tuesday, June 18th: AGM at 7.00p.m. & “Feeding the workers in War time Bath: The story of Bath’s British restaurants”