AUTUMN 'TEAS & TALKS' 2018
Venue - Hope United Reformed Church 8 Trinity Street, Weymouth, DT4 8TW.
Entry: Members of FoWM: 2.00 pounds and Non-members 2.50 pounds
Doors open at 2.00pm with Tea and Biscuits served from 2.00pm
TALKS BEGIN AT 2.30pm
Monday 8th October ~ The History of the Conservation Movement
Colin Ellis, former local Conservation Officer
With reference to the conservation areas of Weymouth
and how these areas help to preserve the heritage of our town.
Monday 15th October ~ The Ilchesters of Melbury ~ the Fox-Strangeways Family
Jane Ferentzi, a foremost Dorset Family Historian.
Continuing the study of families who have been associated with the heritage of the County.
Monday 22nd October ~ The Monmouth Rebellion
Greg Scholfield, retired teacher and Local Historian.
Learn more about the story of the Civil War and how it came to Weymouth and how
it is ‘celebrated’ every February with the Crabchurch Conspiracy in Weymouth
Monday 29th October ~ Warmwell
Ian Virgo, member of the Weymouth and District Model Engineering Society
Warmwell, home to a holiday park but hiding an important heritage story
of the role it played as RAF Warmwell and the Battle of Britain during WWII
Monday 5th November ~ Within a Cannons Shot of Weymouth
David Carter, Local Maritime Historian
A snapshot of our diverse maritime heritage
Monday 12th November ~ The Pile Pier and Pavilion of Weymouth
Stuart Morris, Portland and Weymouth Historian and Author
All you have ever wanted to know about the’ Peninsular’,
continuing our theme of the heritage of Weymouth.
For more information on 'Teas & Talks' contact: (01305) 768442 after 6pm.
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