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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