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The History of the Post Office in Street and Glastonbury

The Tuesday 24 February meeting of the Street Society welcomed the knowledgeable Alan Cotton, who has been researching the Postal History of Glastonbury and Street…

From Shoes To Film

A crowded Methodist Church Hall in Street was the venue on Tuesday 27 January, for a talk given by Street Society member Neil Clarke, well-known…

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Members of the society celebrated the festive season at Street Mission Church on Sunday 7th December. They enjoyed a performance by local choir Street Sings….

Who Pulled The Plug Out?

The Society’s October meeting welcomed our speaker, Chis Hill, who is a local man who grew up in Somerset and went to school in Street….

Annual General Meeting

The Street Society AGM was held at the Methodist Church Hall Street on 23 September. Nina Swift stepped down from her role as the Society’s…

World War One Exhibition

There was a World War One Centenary Exhibition in Street Library during July and August. The exhibition was produced by Street Parish Council working closely…

The Year’s Events 2013-2014

14th September 2014 – The society marked Heritage Open Day on Sunday when the Friends Meeting House and Clarks Shoe Museum were open to the…

Street Through Time

A new book about Street has recently been published as part of a national series of Local History publications. The book entitled “Street Through Time”…

The Year’s Events 2012-2013

14th September 2013 – Guided tours took place of The Grange in Street, owned by William Strode in the 17th and 18th centuries, now home…

Heritage Weekend 2012

One of the most architecturally important roads in Street hosted the culmination of the Street Society’s celebration of Heritage Weekend.  On Sunday Wilfrid Road, where…