Discussion Group: Sidney Meade, Curate of Christ Church – His Scrapbook and Frankleigh House

Discussion Group: Sidney Meade, Curate of Christ Church – His Scrapbook and Frankleigh House

Wednesday 5th June, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In this Discussion Group session, Ivor and Pam Slocombe will be pooling their considerable knowledge to talk to us about Sidney Meade, his scrapbook, and his home: Frankleigh House.

Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a session yet, do try...

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Discussion Group: A Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford

Discussion Group: A Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford

Wednesday 1st May, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In this Discussion Group session, our Hon. Curator, Roger Clark, will be taking us on a (virtual) Dry Pub Crawl Around Bradford.  Many of you will know that Roger wrote our Museum booklet “Lost Pubs of Bradford on Avon“, but that was published a few years ago now, and there have been...

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Discussion Group: Stately Homes in Miniature – an introduction to Wiltshire gate lodges

Discussion Group: Stately Homes in Miniature – an introduction to Wiltshire gate lodges

Wednesday 3rd April, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

Gate lodges are amongst the most attractive of all small buildings, yet little known about. James Holden, who has recently had published a book on Wiltshire’s lodges, will illustrate their development, their place in Wiltshire history, and the wide range of architectural styles which has produced buildings...

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Discussion Group: List of Talks for 2019

Discussion Group: List of Talks for 2019

Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a session yet, do try it out.

The meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room, and are FREE to members (please remember to bring along your Museum membership card!).  Non-members can attend one session before being asked to join.  If you...

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Discussion Group: The Current Work of the Museum Research Group

Discussion Group: The Current Work of the Museum Research Group

Wednesday 6th March, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

This session will be led by Roy Canham who will be giving us an update on the Current Work of the Museum Research Group.  As you may know, Research Group meets on Monday mornings at our premises in Holt, and for the past few years a lot of the...

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Discussion Group: Archives of the Moulton Family of The Hall, Bradford on Avon

Discussion Group: Archives of the Moulton Family of The Hall, Bradford on Avon

Wednesday 6th February, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In our first Discussion Group session of 2019, Claire Skinner, Principal Archivist at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre will be talking about the archives of the Moulton Family following the archive survey undertaken by Claire and other...

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Discussion Group: Local History Question Time

Discussion Group:  Local History Question Time

Wednesday 5th December, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

Our December Discussion Group session will be a bit different to the usual format, and a bit special, because we have a panel of four experts ready to answer all of your local history questions!

Our illustrious panel members are:

Roy Canham, former Country Archaeologist for Wiltshire Roger Clark,...

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Discussion Group: Rowley – Bradford’s Lost Medieval Village

Discussion Group: Rowley – Bradford’s Lost Medieval Village

Wednesday 7th November, 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room

In our next Discussion Group session, Rob Arkell will be taking a look at the history of the village and tithing of Rowley and the possible reasons for its decline which include the Black Death, loss of the church, and the expansion of Farleigh Hungerford Castle’s deer park.  Rob has presented every year...

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Autumn Event 2018: A Night with Phil Harding

Autumn Event 2018: A Night with Phil Harding

Bradford on Avon Museum invites you to ‘A Night with Phil’.

Join us for q & a night with Phil Harding, archaeologist and Time Team regular. Phil will be answering questions from former Wiltshire County Archaeologist, Roy Canham and our audience on Saturday, 27 October 2018 at...

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Discussion Group – List of Talks for 2018

Discussion Group – List of Talks for 2018

Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a session yet, do try it out.

The meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room, and are FREE to members (please remember to bring along your new, blue membership card!).  Non-members can attend one session before being asked to join.  If...

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