Blackmore Vale

The Group meets every second Wednesday each month at different times and at alternate venues.

The Bow Room at The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH (1 below) at 7.30pm.

The Hub, Station Rd, Stalbridge, DT10 2RG (2 below) at 2.30pm.


Felicity Harrison, e-mail here or Tel: 01258 472942

Programme 2019

January No Meeting - spare time for research

13 February (2)   An artist's view of 19 century rural Britain. A rural idyll or hard labour - Felicity Herring

13 March (1) A Dorset Family; stories of the life of a local family in north Dorset - Vic Fox

10 April (2)  The Stour and its Mills The importance and history of our local mills - Peter Loosemore

8 May (1) Poverty and Migration in the 1800s What happened in Dorset? - Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard

12 June (2)  75th Anniversary of D-Day Looking for local connections - Jacqui Wragg & Felicity Harrison

10 July (1)  How did they Travel? Our forbears didn’t always stay in the same place - Ted Udall

August  Outing—details to follow.

11 September (2)  My Tudor Merchant Adventurer Family who were involved in travel and discovery - Sue Burne

9 October (1)   Transported for the rest of your life: the sufferings of those convicted and the families they left behind - Mike Randall

13 November (2)  Some Consequences of Conquest What did the Normans ever do for us? - Andrew Vickers

11 December (1)  A Cosmopolitan Christmas Seasonal: songs from around the world with Sturminster Newton Chamber Choir Director, Eva Steinrḗdere

All are welcome at any of the meetings