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..



2018

8 Jan - TALK - Rev. Andrew Paschall (the incumbent staunch royalist parson of Chedzoy during the Monmouth Rebellion 1685) tells how Polden rebels directly influenced the outcome of the battle. A presentation with reproduction artefacts/visual images by David Sebborn in period costume.

12 Feb - Group meeting; Victorian English as spoken in west Somerset: a fun run through a glossary compiled by philologist Frederick Elworthy in 1886.

12 Mar - TALK - by retired Polden’s country vet Peter Mackay of Catcott

9 Apr - Group meeting, an exploration of old maps

14 May - TALK - by Dick Osborne. The Glastonbury Canal: a projected image presentation, it contains photographs along the path that the canal took. The presentation will be of interest to people who enjoy railways, in this case the Somerset Central Railway (S&D) and those who would like to know more about the River Brue and the two other forgotten Glastonbury canals.