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Programme 2023

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Thu 16th February 2023
Melksham Clocks and Clockmakers
Presented by Julian Parr
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Thu 16th March 2023
Non Conformist Chapels in Wiltshire
Presented by James Holden

Thu 20th April 2023
History of Melksham Football Club
Presented by Dave Phillips – Life Member and President

Thu 18th May 2023
Visit to Bromham
Led by Dennis Powney

Thu 15th June 2023
Visit to be arranged

Thu 20th July 2023
Coach to West Somerset Railway
with return steam railway ride to Minehead. Final details will be announced in the New Year

Thu 21st September 2023
Artefacts found at Melksham Campus site
Presented by Liam Wilson of Cotswold Archaeology

Thu 19th October 2023
Melksham Murderer
Presented by Local Historian Lisa Ellis

Thu 16th November 2023
AGM & Social Evening

 
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Thu 19th January 2023
Past Industries in Melksham
Presentation given by Peter Maslen
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Thu 17th November 2022
AGM & Social Evening

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Thu 20th October 2022
Changing Times
The impact of total war on Wiltshire 1939 – 1955
Presented by Local Studies Librarian Julie Davis
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Changing Times - Thu 20th October 2022
The impact of total war on Wiltshire 1939 – 1955

Presented by Local Studies Librarian Julie Davis


MELKSHAM & DISTRICT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION



Changing Times

The impact of total war on Wiltshire 1939 - 1955

Presentation given by Julie Davis

The Local Studies Librarian


Melksham Assembly Hall

Thursday 20th October at 7:30pm

Visitors welcome (£3)

This talk explores the impact of the Second World War on the Wiltshire Home Front, from an influx of “visitors” including the military and evacuees, to wartime working, civil defence duties, planning and construction, and its legacy in the post-war world.