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Visit to Owen Barry

A most enjoyable visit to Owen Barry in Street took place on Tuesday 30th May and the tour was followed by tea and cakes. For…

The History of Auctioneering

Wells auctioneer Allen Mechen from McCubbing and Redfern gave a talk entitled The History of Auctioneering at the society’s April meeting. As well as covering…

My Life in Street

Due to the late unavailability of the booked speaker Brian Moreby stepped in at short notice to give a most personal and fascinating talk on…

An Introduction to Wells City Archive

On Tuesday 28 February the Street Society welcomed guest speaker Dr Julia Wood, who entertained with a brief history of time according to Wells City…

The History of Cheddar Cheese

At the society’s January meeting on Tuesday 24th January 2017 John Page gave a talk entitled The History of Cheddar Cheese. A write up will…

Film and Christmas Tea

The Society’s Christmas event was an afternoon tea and film on Sunday 11th December at the Methodist Church Hall in Street. Nearly fifty members enjoyed…

Shoe Heaven – A Day in the Life of a Museum Curator

The society’s November meeting took place on Tuesday 22nd November at the Methodist Church Hall, Leigh Road, Street, BA16 0HA. There was a fascinating talk…

Bird Songs and What They Mean

The society’s October meeting took place on Tuesday 18th October and Stephen Moss gave a fascinating talk on bird songs and their meanings. There were…

Presentation to Street Inn

The Street Society has presented Rachel and Jason Harrison, the proprietors of The Street Inn, with a plaque. The plaque recognises how well they have…

Annual General Meeting

The society’s AGM took place on Tuesday 27th September at the Methodist Church Hall, Leigh Road, Street, BA16 0HA. Agenda and reports can be downloaded…