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Programme 2024

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Thu 18th July 2024
Proposed Coach to Tiverton with Horse Drawn Barge Trip
Limited to 50, so Members have priority. Please book your tickets from February

Thu 26th September 2024
An evening remembering The Avon Rubber Company in Melksham
(note 4th Thursday)

Thu 17th October 2024
Atworth – The Romans to the 3rd Millennium
Presented by Gervase O’Donohoe

Thu 21st November 2024
AGM & Social Evening

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Tue 11th June 2024
Town Walk led by Paul Carter
Meet at Rachel Fowler Centre at 7pm
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Thu 16th May 2024
Further display of our local Artefacts & Social Evening
(7pm – 9pm)
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Thu 18th April 2024
Working for the Melksham Urban District Council
Presented by Gill Butler
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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


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.

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