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Programme 2024

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Thu 22nd February 2024
Architectural Follies of Wiltshire
Presented by Jonathan Holt (note 4th Thursday)
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Thu 21st March 2024
Jobs for Women
Presented by Dr Fiona Basket

Thu 18th April 2024
Working for the Melksham Urban District Council
Presented by Gill Butler

Thu 16th May 2024
Further display of our local Artefacts & Social Evening
(7pm – 9pm)

Thu 20th June 2024
Town Walk led by Paul Carter

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

 
Recent Events

Thu 18th January 2024
A History of Forest & Sandridge School
Presentation given by Association Chair Paul Carter
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Sat 2nd December 2023
Christmas(ish) in Melksham through the years

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Thu 16th November 2023
AGM & Social Evening

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Recent Events

A History of Forest & Sandridge School - Thu 18th January 2024

Christmas(ish) in Melksham through the years - Sat 2nd December 2023

AGM & Social Evening - Thu 16th November 2023

The Melksham Murderer - Thu 19th October 2023

Artefacts found at Melksham Campus site - Thu 21st September 2023

Coach to West Somerset Railway - Thu 20th July 2023

Artefacts from Our Collection - Thu 15th June 2023

Visit to Bromham - Thu 18th May 2023

History of Melksham Football Club - Thu 20th April 2023

Non Conformist Chapels in Wiltshire - Thu 16th March 2023

Melksham Clocks and Clockmakers - Thu 16th February 2023

Past Industries in Melksham - Thu 19th January 2023

AGM & Social Evening - Thu 17th November 2022

Changing Times - Thu 20th October 2022

Looking back at Melksham in the 1950s - Thu 15th September 2022

Coach to Bristol - Thu 21st July 2022

Visit to Calne Heritage Centre - Thu 16th June 2022

Visit to the refurbished Trowbridge Museum 2 pm - Thu 19th May 2022

Wiltshire’s White Horses - Thu 21st April 2022

A Policeman’s Lot - Thu 17th March 2022

Doing Time in Wiltshire - Thu 17th February 2022

Events & Commemorations of Yesteryear - Thu 20th January 2022

Annual General Meeting - Thu 18th November 2021

Memories of Melksham Shops in Times Gone By - Thu 21st October 2021

Melksham Today & Yesterday - Thu 16th September 2021

AGM & Ploughman’s Supper - Thu 19th November 2020

Changing Times - Thu 15th October 2020

Members Evening - Thu 17th September 2020

Visit to Calne Heritage Centre - Thu 18th June 2020

Level walk round Bradford on Avon - Thu 21st May 2020

Wiltshire’s White Horses - Thu 16th April 2020

A Policeman’s Lot - Thu 19th March 2020

Milling, Rag & Paper Production & Brewing - Thu 20th February 2020

Fire, Flood & Fun - Thu 16th January 2020

AGM & Social Evening - Thu 21st November 2019

Ken Merrett Memorial Evening - Thu 17th October 2019

Illustrated Extracts - Thu 19th September 2019

Outing to Gloucester - Thu 18th July 2019

A Walk Round Seend - Thu 20th June 2019

A Visit to Chippenham Museum - Thu 16th May 2019

The Great and Not so Good - Thu 18th April 2019

The Air Transport Auxiliary – unsung heroes of WW2 - Thu 21st March 2019

A Step Back in Time Village Tour - Thu 21st February 2019

The Peter Brown Memorial Slide Presentation - Thu 17th January 2019

Talk on the “Wiltshire Bustard” - Thu 18th October 2018

A final tribute to the fallen of WW1 - Thu 20th September 2018

Day outing to Sherbourne castle by coach travel - Thu 19th July 2018

Walk around Corsham - Tue 19th June 2018

Outing to Devizes - Thu 17th May 2018

Presentation and talk on the History of Seend - Thu 19th April 2018

“Melksham’s listed buildings” by Gill Cardy - Thu 15th March 2018

“Railway Navvies” presented by Chris and Judy Rous - Thu 15th February 2018

An evening of slides presented by Tony Fivash - Thu 18th January 2018

Annual General Meeting - Thu 16th November 2017

Archaeological Finds in Wiltshire - Thu 19th October 2017

Another evening of Members Memories - Thu 21st September 2017

Afternoon Visit to Lidiard Park, Swindon - Thu 20th July 2017

Tombstone Trail in Melksham Cemetery - Thu 15th June 2017

Afternoon Visit to Steeple Ashton - Thu 18th May 2017

The Extraordinary Ladies - Thu 20th April 2017

The History of Lydiard House Swindon - Thu 16th March 2017

The Wiltshire Regiment – WW1 - Thu 16th February 2017

A Walk Through Melksham - Thu 19th January 2017

Annual General Meeting - Thu 17th November 2016

Ken Merret Memorial Evening - Thu 20th October 2016

Members evening - Thu 15th September 2016

Afternoon visit to the American Museum, Claverton - Wed 20th July 2016

Evening Visit to Radstock Museum - Thu 16th June 2016

Evening Visit to Trowbridge Town Hall - Thu 19th May 2016

The Underground Worlds at Corsham - Thu 21st April 2016

The Wilts & Berks Canal - Thu 17th March 2016

The Brunel Brotherhood - Thu 18th February 2016

The Peter Brown Memorial Slide Presentation - Thu 21st January 2016

Annual General Meeting and Buffet Supper - Thu 19th November 2015

Ken Merrett Memorial Evening - Thu 15th October 2015

Members Evening - Thu 17th September 2015

Annual Outing - Thu 16th July 2015

Corsham 17thC Schoolroom & Almshouses - Wed 17th June 2015

An evening visit to Edington Priory - Wed 20th May 2015

The Somerset Coal Canal – Past & Present - Thu 16th April 2015

Let’s go to the Flicks - Thu 19th March 2015

West Kennet Long Barrow - Thu 19th February 2015

Peter Brown Memorial Slide Presentation - Thu 15th January 2015

Annual General Meeting and Buffet Supper - Thu 20th November 2014

A return visit from John Girvan of Devizes - Thu 16th October 2014

Illustrated Reflections on Melkshams Past - Thu 18th September 2014

Annual Outing - Wed 16th July 2014

Visit to Devizes Museum - Thu 19th June 2014