Wrington website Organisations Wrington Local History Society           Chairman: Nick Joy                  Secretary: Mark Bullen
Activities of the society  Normally we hold a minimum of 12 meetings yearly, and in principle, and hope to undertake a 'capital project'; suggestions include restoration of the Tumbling Weir or the restoration and repair of the Ladywell. Potential loose sub groups may be set up to investigate various aspects of Wrington's past  Annual membership £12 per year to cover room hire and refreshments. Lecture attendance fee £1 (non-members £2.50) Contacts Chairman: Nick Joy< wringtonlocalhistory@hotmail.co.uk > Secretary: Mark Bullen < mark-bullen@hotmail.co.uk > Avon Local History & Archaeology <www.avonlocalhistandarch.co.uk/>  
Forthcoming Meetings 2013.  Month Title     Speaker January 15 History of the Curzon Cinema, Clevedon Gareth Negus February 19 Household Electrical Appliances of a Bygone Age Peter Lamb March 19 The Wonderful World of Glass, Part 2   Dr. Francis Burroughes April 16 History of the Avon Gorge (inc. Bridge & Rocks Railway) Dan Evans May 21 Village Witchcraft Dr. Ronald Hutton June 18 Trenches to Trams Clive Burlton July 16 The Wrington Fire Brigade 1939-1980 Mark Bullen August 20 The Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway Paul Gregory September 17 Early Emigrants to Australia on the SS Great Britain Cyril Routley October 15  2 Local films from the 1950s and 1960s                                 Clive Burlton November 19 The Roman army in Britain - Fact and fiction John Smith December 17 No speaker