Protecting the past with an eye to the future

Projects

Visit to Hestercombe House and Gardens

A brief report will follow on the Society’s visit to Hestercombe House and Gardens.  

Visit to Poundbury & Dorchester

Poundbury and Dorchester were the destination for the society’s annual day trip on Tuesday 24th May which was a dry, sunny day. The coach left…

Friendly Societies and Their Brass Emblems

Barbara Cowell, Chairman of the Street Society introduced Philip Hoyland and his talk for the evening entitled ‘Friendly Societies and their Brass Emblems”.  Philip had…

SS Great Britain from Launch to Re-launch

The speaker at the Street Society’s meeting on Tuesday 22 March was Ian Caskie, Talks Programme Speaker for the SS GREAT Britain Trust. Born and…

Restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal

The Street Society’s speaker on Tuesday 26 February was David Ferns who paid tribute to Peter Jordan who put the slides and talk together but…

Wills and Probate

On Tuesday 26 January 2016, Judith Derbyshire of Purely Probate was the speaker at the Street Society’s first meeting of 2016. Judith’s topic for the…

Christmas Lunch

The Christmas Lunch for the society’s members took place at the Walton Gateway on Thursday 10th December. Twenty six members enjoyed a very sociable few…

The Rural Life Museum – Past, Present and Future

At the November Meeting of the Society on Tuesday 24th November Emma Munn gave a fantastic and enthusiastic talk entitled “The Rural Life Museum –…

Driving Safely for Longer

The Street Society meeting was held at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 27 October 2015 The topic for the evening was DRIVING SAFELY FOR LONGER and…

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Society took place on Tuesday 22nd September at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Leigh Road, Street, BA16 0HA….