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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

28 May 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

30 May 2024
2:00 PM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Walk near Haytesbury

Walk up onto the edge of the Plain from Heytesbury. Wonderful views. More details to follow.
Venue: Open Air Group

4 June 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

"Ladies Lost in History" - Ela, Countess of Salisbury

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

11 June 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

11 June 2024
11:00 AM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Walk from Semington

Walk from Semington with Eric.
Venue: Open Air Group

19 June 2024
2:00 PM
Monthly Main Meeting

What happens to our rubbish?

A talk by Allan Mason
Venue: St James Church Hall

20 June 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 2)

'Wedding Music'

An afternoon of 'Wedding Music' with Angela
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

24 June 2024
2:00 PM
Talk

(Group: Architecture)

A 19th Century Warminster Architect

A talk by by Kevin Eames on the 19th Century Warminster Architect, W J Stent
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

25 June 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

Trowbridge Town Hall

A talk by Lynne Drewett on Trowbridge Town Hall and it's history
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

25 June 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Trip to SS Great Britain

Following our very entertaining talk about the S.S.Great Britain on 21st February. There will be a trip on Tuesday 25th June to the S.S. Great Britain in Bristol harbour. The […]

Cost: £31.70
Booking Required

27 June 2024
2:00 PM
Trips

(Group: Walking)

Walk near Monkton Farleigh

The walk from March and April which was cancelled due to weather will now take place on 27 June. Details from John
Venue: Open Air Group

27 June 2024
Trips

[Cancelled] Trip to Lulworth and Tynham

The planned to Lulworth & Tynham ha been cancelled.

28 June 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 3)

Shades of Blue

Shades of Blue John a presentation by John
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

2 July 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: History)

"Ladies Lost in History" - Lady Painters

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

9 July 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)

Tidal Power Generation

A talk by Malcom Taylor
Venue: Progressive Hall

11 July 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Trip to Banbury and Sulgrave Manor.

Enjoy Banbury, a Victorian Market Town on the Oxford Canal where you can enjoy lunch and a stroll or maybe visit the museum/ gallery where the story of the Civil War around the area is revealed. […]
Venue: Open Air Group
Cost: £37.00
Booking Required

17 July 2024
2:00 PM
Monthly Main Meeting

18 July 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Music Appreciation 2)

Subtle Strings

An afternoon of suble string music with Di
Venue: St Thomas Church Hall / Lounge

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

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
2:15 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

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

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

27 August 2024
2:15 PM
Talk

(Group: Local History)

3 September 2024
2:15 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

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
2:15 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

12 November 2024
to 15 November 2024
Trips

(Group: Day Trips)

Holiday to Marrakech - date/price/details updated

Holiday to Marrakech. 12-16 November 2024 The trips organisers have been working on a holiday for you, the proposed dates have been changed to make it easier for Grand Parents […]
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

10 December 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)