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View Yeovil – September 1939
View The Riot of 1831
View The South Petherton Pig Nuisance
View Miss Betty Balfour Comes To Town
View South Somerset Snippets
View Yeovil in 2000?
View Two Glimpses Of Somerset In The 1860’s
View Old Somerset Customs and Sayings
View The Langport
View First Westland Crash – September 1917
View Royal Patronage – 1840
View Great Fire at Yeovil
View What Yeovil was like in the 1880’s
View The Wessex Boys’ Brigade – Inspection – 1909
View Yeovil School in 1954
View Yeovil School in 1948/9
View Yeovil’s Hundred Stone

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 – Join us for a  quiz, various talks and light refreshments
Fri 2nd Feb – South Dorset Ridgeway Mapping Project
Fri 2nd Mar – Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity Talk Cancelled – due to bad weather 
Fri 6th Apr – LIDAR – The Imaging of a Hidden Landscape
Fri 4th May – AGM followed by a talk – Brewing in Weymouth. Free Entrance

Click >H e r e< for our 2018 Programme – for more details

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