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November 2020

Coin Hoards – cancelled

November 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Memorial Hall BS26 2EL + Google Map

Laura Burnett will be talking about Coin Hoards Update:  Laura has now resigned her position and we are unable to say whether this event will take place We will keep you informed.  Now cancelled due to Covid19

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January 2021

The History of Brewing in Somerset

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mary Miles will be talking to us via zoom on 20th January 2021 at 7.30pm Please contact Matthew Cornborough via zoommaster@aalhs.co.uk  if you would like an invitation to the talk An acknowledged expert on the history of brewing in Somerset, Mary is the author of Perfectly Pure - A Directory of Somerset Brewers, published by the Brewery History Society and Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society

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February 2021

The Rules and Regulations of Axbridge in the 16th and early 17th centuries

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

John Page will be talking on 17 February 2021 at 7.30pm via zoom. Please contact Matthew Cornborough via zoommaster@aalhs.co.uk  if you would like an invitation to the talk John is Chair of the Axbridge and District Museum at the St John's Hunting Lodge and has conducted a lot research on the history of Axbridge.  

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March 2021

Somerset Women

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
By Zoom

Wednesday 17 March Jane de Gruchy (from the South West Heritage Trust will be giving a talk via zoom on Somerset Women Please contact Matthew Cornborough via zoommaster@aalhs.co.uk  if you would like an invitation to the talk

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April 2021

AGM followed by Memorial Lecture for Ken Barton

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
By Zoom

The AGM, which was postponed in 2020 will now take place on 21 April 2021 at 7.00pm by zoom. This will be followed by a Memorial Lecture for Ken Barton given  by our President, David Dawson. REMEMBERING KEN BARTON (1924-2018) "I shall be presenting a memorial lecture to my old friend, Ken Barton, on Wednesday 21 April. Why? Ken was a remarkable man, an archaeologist and museum curator; one who had a soft spot for Somerset and for the then Axbridge Caving…

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May 2021

Tales from the Quarter Sessions: Somerset’s Criminal Past

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
By Zoom

Wednesday 19 May Liz Grant from the South West Heritage Trust will give a talk by zoom entitled Tales from the Quarter Sessions: Somerset’s Criminal Past Please contact Matthew Cornborough via zoommaster@aalhs.co.uk  if you would like an invitation to the talk

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June 2021

1000 years in 1 1/2 miles, the history of Brean Down

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
By Zoom

Ian Blake, a volunteer at the National Trust site,  will be talking about the history of Brean Down.  It will be a zoom presentation so if you would like a link to the talk please contact zoomaster@aalhs.co.uk Subject to any change in Covid restrictions we are planning a visit to Brean Down in July as a follow-up to the talk.  If you would like to attend this then please contact of the Board members      

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July 2021

Visit to Stanton Drew Neolithic Circles

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stanton Drew, Stanton Drew Somerset BS39 4EJ + Google Map

We had planned to follow Ian Blake’s talk on Brean Down with a visit to the Down which Ian had kindly agreed to lead. However, Ian reports that the National Trust has not yet decided on a date for the re-opening to the public of Brean Down Fort. We have therefore decided to postpone arranging a visit to Brean Down until there is a firm opening date. As an alternative, we have organised a visit to Stanton Drew Neolithic Circles,…

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August 2021

Garden Party

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The George House, The Square
Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2AP
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Following the success of last years garden party at The George House, by kind permission of Robin Goodfellow, we are planning a return visit.  All welcome but be aware that the garden extends up the hill and the path is quite steep.  If you would like to attend then please contact the secretary.  

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September 2021

Understanding Avebury

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
By Zoom

Malcolm Taylor will be giving a talk by zoom entitled “Understanding Avebury” Please contact Matthew Cornborough via zoommaster@aalhs.co.uk  if you would like an invitation to the talk    

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