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West Wilts

Events

To avoid disappointment please do not attend any events, group meetings or monthly meetings as a visitor unless you have, in advance, contacted the event organiser / group leader or Membership Secretary (for monthly meetings), Thank you.

Forthcoming events

22 July 2024
Trips

(Group: Architecture)

Visit to the Museum of Bath Stone, Coombe Down

A visit to the Museum of Bath Stone, Coombe Down, details from the Group Leader

23 July 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

Isaac Pitman

A talk by Simon Welch
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

25 July 2024
2:00 PM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Circular walk from Wellow

Circular walk from Wellow, taking in the Stoney Littleton Long Barrow.
Venue: Open Air Group

26 July 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 3)

Best of British

A presentation by Mary
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

6 August 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

Miscellany of short presentations from our members

A Miscellany of short presentations from our members
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

7 August 2024
Trips

(Group: Gardening)

East Lambrook Manor and Tintinhull NT

A lovely private garden created by Margery Fish, the celebrated 20thC gardener and also Tintinhull NT. A perfect day out led by Jean
Venue: Open Air Group

13 August 2024
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

No meeting of the Science and Engineering Group

There is no meeting of the S&E Group in August

13 August 2024
11:00 AM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Walk from Southwick

Walk from Southwick to Wingfield and back
Venue: Open Air Group

15 August 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 2)

Strings and electronic music

An afternoon of string and electronic music with Jean
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

19 August 2024
Trips

(Group: Architecture)

A Walk Around Mells

A Walk Around Mells led by Stephen Carey details from the Group Leader

21 August 2024
2:00 PM
Monthly Main Meeting

23 August 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 3)

Orchestras and Singers

An afternoon of Music with Carmen
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

27 August 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

29 August 2024
2:00 PM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Circular walk from Upton Scudamore

Circular walk from Upton Scudamore. Longer than most but very attractive.
Venue: Open Air Group

3 September 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

"Ladies Lost in History" - Bess of Hardwick

A talk in our "Ladies Lost in History" series
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

4 September 2024
Trips

(Group: Gardening)

Wudston House

A self drive trip to Wudston House near Devizes, includes formal gardens, contemporary perennial meadows, a vegetable garden, a sunken garden, pinetum and arboretum.. The garden started in 2010. Led […]
Venue: Open Air Group

10 September 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

Man made pollution

A talk by Colin Jones this talk has been rescheduled from 11 June to 10 September 2024
Venue: Progressive Hall

12 September 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Sculpture Lakes and Dorchester

A trip is planned to the Sculpture Lakes & Dorchester. Details in due course.

18 September 2024
2:00 PM
Monthly Main Meeting

24 September 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

1 October 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

"A Salient Spaniard"

A talk in our "Ladies lost in history" series The meeting title has been updated...... further details to follow
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

1 October 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Seaton & Beer Quarry Caves

A trip is planned to Seaton & Beer Quarry Caves. Details later.

8 October 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

Semiconductor Manufacture

A talk by Alan Cooper
Venue: Progressive Hall

16 October 2024
2:00 PM
Monthly Main Meeting

A Buzz in the garden.....

A talk on gardening for bees by Richard Rickitt.
Venue: St James Church Hall

22 October 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

ABBAphonic at the Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday 22 October 2024, 7.30pm Dance the night away to timeless chart-topping tracks: Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Money, Money, Money, Take a Chance on Me, S.O.S., Voulez-Vous, Super Trouper, The […]

Booking Required

1 November 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

London Free & Easy

A Trip to London is planned for November, the date and other details to be confirmed.

5 November 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Let’s Face the Music at the Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday 5 November 2024, 7.30pm Featuring much-loved songs and duets from: Singin’ In The Rain, Guys & Dolls, Anything Goes, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Hello, Dolly!, West […]

Booking Required

5 November 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

Martha Gelhorn

Martha Gelhorn, wartime correspondent and journalist.
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

12 November 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Holiday to Marrakech - CANCELLED

Holiday to Marrakesh We are very sorry to tell you that this holiday will NOT go ahead.  There are not enough members willing to commit to make it viable.
Venue: Open Air Group

12 November 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

'Water, water, everywhere'

A talk by David Feather
Venue: Progressive Hall

1 December 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Waddesdon Manor

A trip is planned for December to Waddesdon Manor NT. Date and details to be confirmed later

3 December 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

Members Presentations

Another chance for some of our members to give a short presentation of their choice
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

10 December 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)