Events

Upcoming Events
Unless otherwise stated, all talks are held at the School Room, Edington, starting at 7:30pm, second Monday of the month.  £2.50 per head when there is an invited speaker, £1 on 'club' nights..



2019

14 Jan - TALK - by Phillip Hoyland - Village Benefit/Friendly Societies. The history, organisation and function, importance in the lives of the individual members and in the village of the old village/parish friendly/benefit societies. The period covers from the late 18thC through to today. The annual feast day is looked at in some detail. Will also bring a selection of the brass emblems carried by the members of many of these ‘clubs’.

11 Feb - DVD's from our archive. Including Peat digging, Peter Skellern in Edington, and more

11 Mar - TALK - The Glastonbury Pilgrim’s Way – a new Somerset Trail? Chris Sidaway returns, with his postponed talk on "Combwich, Down End & Crandon Bridge – the international question? "  expanded to propose and scope a new heritage trail

8 Apr AGM + What next for the History of Edington - material gathering for a successor to the "Edington : A Somerset Village" publication

14 May - (TBC) - Woolavington pictures from our archives

11 Jun - (TBC) - TALK: Edington reminiscences

8 Jul - (TBC) - Indexing Edington Parish magazines from the 70s onwards

Jun/Jul (TBC) - Open day(s) - come and visit our archives at the Schoolroom. Bring along any new material for us!