Calendar and Diary

PLEASE NOTE: This calendar is shared with the Wotton-under-Edge Community Site and some of the entries may refer to events in Wotton-under-Edge, not Charfield.

 

  • Nov 29
    Posted: May 1st 2019 15:32

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: England to Demerara in 1803, Friday 29th Nov

    Peter Convey-Crump relates a journey from England to Barbados and Demerara
    and Back in 1803.

    For more details: [external link]

  • Dec 20
    Posted: May 1st 2019 16:03

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: Wotton Women in WWII, Friday 20th Dec

    David Baird, the Society Curator, relates stories of Wotton-under-Edge women through the dark days of the Second World War or were they?

    For more details: [external link]

  • Jan 31
    Posted: Oct 28th 2019 10:47

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: Wotton Baptist Church - the first 200yrs, Friday 31st Jan

    Our speaker, Dennis Wilson, will discuss the impact on the church of the ups and downs of local community life in the 1800s. .

    For more details: [external link]

  • Feb 28
    Posted: Oct 28th 2019 11:17

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: Where is Kingswood Abbey?, Friday 28th Feb

    Our President, Prof. Mark Horton will enlighten us on this fine late medieval gatehouse that once led into an important abbey, founded by Cisteian monks in the 12th century. The abbey was closed in 1538 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

    For more details: [external link]

  • Mar 27
    Posted: Oct 28th 2019 16:20

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: Royal Army Medical Corp, Friday 27th Mar

    Chris Thompson, a retired member of the Royal Army Medical Corp, will inform us of it's Formation and History.

    For more details: [external link]

  • May 1
    Posted: Oct 29th 2019 14:17

    Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society: The Lives of Rolls and Royce, Friday 1st May

    Roger James will discuss the lives of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce, explains how they met and formed the Rolls-Royce Company, why it was (and is) so successful and then follows their stories to the end of their lives in 1910 and 1933 respectively.

    For more details: [external link]