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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

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 (CANCELLED)

Regretfully the trip to the SS Great Britain has had to be cancelled. There is major weatherproofing work being done on the main deck at the time of our visit. […]

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

3 July 2024
Trips

(Group: Gardening)

Compton Acres

A trip to Compton Acres near Poole, Italian garden, woodland valley and the Japanese garden are a few of the treats in store. Led by Diane
Venue: Open Air Group

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

7 August 2024
Trips

(Group: Gardening)

East Lambrook Manor and Tintinhull

A lovely private garden gardened by Margery Fish 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

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)

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

4 September 2024
Trips

(Group: Gardening)

Wudstone House

A self drive trip to Wudstone House near Devizes, includes and sunken garden, arboretum and pinetum. The garden started in 2010. Led by Jacky
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
2:15 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
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

10 December 2024
2:30 PM
Talk

(Group: Science and Engineering)