Yeovil Archaeological and Local History Society – Summer 2018 & Winter 2018/19
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.
Tuesday 12th June – Tour of Weymouth Museum led by David Riches – meet at 10am for
10.30 – tour duration 1hr 30min (cost £2.50 each)
Friday 6th July – South Petherton Walkabout – Meet at the Parish Church – start 6.30pm – duration 1hr 30min.
Led by Liz Randall – £2.00 ea
August – Visit an Archaeological Site – to be arranged
Friday 7th September – Somerset Rural Life Museum – meet at 2pm – (entrance £4.95 ea)
– The good news is that Peter has arranged for a Group Visit – entrance charge is now £4.05 ea – more details later
Friday 5th October – ‘Muchelney Abbey – from its obscure origins, through the Norman Conquest to the Dissolution’
Speaker – John Baxter
Friday 2nd November – Talk on ‘World War I – about the local lads who went to war and the lasses role in the war’
Speaker – Darren Berry
Friday 7th December – ‘The Unfortunate Captain Pearce & the Wreck of the Holswel’ – Speaker – Phillip Brown
Friday 4th January 2019 – Members’ Evening – all welcome –
With various talks, a quiz and light refreshments – let Brian know if you would like to give a talk
Friday 1st February – ‘Roman History of Ilchester’
Speaker – John Smith
Friday 1st March – ‘Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity’
Speaker – Barry Winetrobe (talk brought forward from last year)
Friday 5th April – ‘The Lost Islands of Somerset’ (about the Levels)
Speaker – Richard Brunning (talk now confirmed)
Friday 3rd May – AGM followed by a talk – ‘Parish Boundaries in and around Yeovil’
Speaker – Jim Hart – (Non-members – free Entrance!)
Talks are held at the Holy Trinity Church and Community Centre, Lysander Rd, Yeovil, BA20 2BU. Members free, Non-members £2.
Individuals £10; Couples £15; Family £18; Juniors/Students £2.
Find out more at: www.yalhs.org.uk
V2 dated 18th June 2018