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May 2019

Discover Axbridge weekend

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Axbridge, Axbridge Square Somerset BS26 2BN United Kingdom + Google Map
£3

The Axbridge Archaeological and Local History Society (AALHS) invites you to come and find out lots of things you didn’t know about Axbridge. There are three events. 11 am Saturday, John Page, of the Axbridge & District Museum, will lead a walk around Axbridge 2pm Saturday , Dr Jerry Sampson, a leading authority on church buildings, will give a talk and exploration of the church. 2pm Sunday, Madeleine Roberts, a member of AALHS, will lead a walk around the ‘Port'…

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September 2019

Talk by David Bromwich

September 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

David will be talking about Artists Impressions of the Western Mendips David is the Hon. Librarian of SANHS and has an unrivalled knowledge of the SANHS archives.

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October 2019

The Great Eastern

October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

Philip Unwin from the SS Great Britain Trust will be talking about the history of Brunel's ship "The Great Eastern" Philip is ex Royal Navy and since 2008 has been part of the team of speakers from the SS Great Britain Trust. His talk covers the contruction and eventful life of that leviathan, Brunel’s third ship, her management and mismanagement, her brief career as a passenger liner and then trans-Atlantic underwater telegraph cable layer.  

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November 2019

Study Day 16 November 2019

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

In place of the November talk we will be holding a study day at Cross Memorial Hall on 16 November From 10am to 4pm and the cost will be £10 for non-members. In the morning, David Roberts will be exploring landscape archaeology through a look at the river systems of the Somerset levels and Mary Ewing will talk about what you can learn from looking at vernacular buildings.  The afternoon will be a talk and hands on pottery session from…

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January 2020

Richard Brunning talk: Archaeological Reconstruction at the Avalon Marshes Centre

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

       

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February 2020

Land Drainage and Westonzoyland Pumping Station

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

Ian Miles will be giving a talk about the workings of the pumping station   

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March 2020

Treasures of the Museum of Somerset

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The talk by Amal Khreisheh on Treasures of the Museum of Somerset has been cancelled        

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April 2020

AGM followed by Memorial Lecture for Ken Barton

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

The AGM, is cancelled and will be held when circumstances allow

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May 2020

Weekend events at Cross

May 16 @ 10:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm

  This event is now cancelled and will hopefully take place next year 2021

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September 2020

The History of Brewing in Somerset

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

talk by Mary Miles on The History of Brewing in Somerset Due to the current situation with Covid 19  this is cancelled    

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