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.


  • 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 Cistercian 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]