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Annual General Meeting

The Society’s Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday 26th September at the Methodist Church Hall, Leigh Road, STREET, BA16 0HA. After the business of…

Heritage Open Day

To mark Heritage Open Day the Society supported events at the Grange in Street between 7th and 10th September. The Grange hosted an exhibition entitled…

Visit to John Boyd Textiles

A group of members visited John Boyd Textiles in Castle Cary for our June outing. First established in Castle Cary in 1837, John Boyd Textiles…

Visit to Kilver Court Gardens

A group of members visited Kilver Court in Shepton Mallet for a visit and tour in July. Follow this link for details on the venue…

Visit to Owen Barry

11 members arrived at  Number Three, The Tanyard, Leigh Road for the visit. Cindy Barnstable was extremely entertaining and informative whilst giving her tour.  The company…

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…