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Yeovil Archaeological and Local History Society

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Fri 1st Dec – Talk now ‘Somerset’s Highway Heritage’

Winter Programme – 2017/18

Are you interested in history and archaeology? Particularly of Yeovil and its surrounding towns & villages?

YALHS talks start at 7:30 pm (prompt), on the 1st Friday of the month, Oct – May.

We also organise regular visits to archaeological digs and historical sites during the summer months.

Fri 6th Oct 17– Alberto Biolleti – A Soldier of Napoleon and Master Clockmaker of Wincanton
Speaker – John Baxter – Active Member of Wincanton History Society

Fri 3rd Nov – Archaeology of Stone Quarrying
Speaker – Dr Peter Stanier

Fri 1st Dec – Somerset’s Highway Heritage (this talk replaces the one previously advertised)
Speaker – Richard Raynsford – and is secretary of Pilton History Group also author of ‘The Diversity of Englands’s Heritage’

Fri 5th Jan 18 – Members’ Evening – all welcome – With a quiz, various talks and light refreshments

Fri 2nd Feb – South Dorset Ridgeway Mapping Project
Speaker – Claire Pinder – Senior Archaeologist at Dorset County Council

Fri 2nd Mar – Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity
Speaker – Barry Winetrobe – former lecturer in constitutional law

Fri 6th Apr – Lidar – The Imaging of a Hidden Landscape
Speaker – Bryan Moore – Master of Science in Applied Landscape Archaeology

Fri 4th May – AGM followed by a talk – Brewing in Weymouth – (Non-members – free entrance!) – bring a friend
Speaker – Dr David Riches – Director at Weymouth Museum Trust and Collection Manager at Weymouth Museum.


Talks are held at Holy Trinity Church and Community Centre, Lysander Rd, Yeovil, BA20 2BU (Non-members Welcome – £2 at the door)

Membership:
Individuals £10; Couples £15; Family £18; Juniors/Students £2.

Programme

All YALHS talks start at 7:30pm and are held at the Holy Trinity Church & Community Centre, Lysander Road, YEOVIL, BA20 2BU (Non-members Welcome – £2 at the door)


Winter Programme 2017
Fri 6th Oct 17 – Alberto Biolleti – A Soldier of Napoleon and Master Clockmaker of Wincanton
Fri 3rd Nov – Archaeology of Stone Quarrying
Fri 1st Dec – Somerset’s Highway Heritage (change of programme)
Fri 5th Jan 18 – Members’ Evening – all welcome – With a quiz, various talks and light refreshments
Fri 2nd Feb – South Dorset Ridgeway Mapping Project
Fri 2nd Mar – Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity
Fri 6th Apr – Lidar – The Imaging of a Hidden Landscape
Fri 4th May – AGM followed by a talk – Brewing in Weymouth


Click >H e r e< for our 2017 Winter Programme – for more details


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