Protecting the past with an eye to the future

The Year’s Events 2010 – 2011

10th September 2011 – The Society joined with Strode Theatre to celebrate National Heritage Day.  The theatre team provided conducted tours around the theatre and backstage and society members were on hand to talk with visitors.

20th July 2011 -The Society hosted a walk around Street for Wells U3A History Group.

12th July 2011 – Glastonbury Abbey guided tour and meeting the “characters” who worked there.

25th June 2011 – Civic Day.  A clean up in the centre of Street and a writing competition for local schools.

21st June 2011 – Cothay Manor.  Trip to the house and gardens which was featured on television’s Country House Rescue.

24th May 2011 – Wimborne.  A day trip to the town and Deans Court.

26th April 2011 – Local Cheese Making.  A talk and tastings lead by Dave Miller.

12th April 2011 – Walton Church.  A visit to hear about the stained glass windows.

22nd March 2011 – Kay Wych gave a talk on becoming a living history presenter at Glastonbury Abbey.

22nd February 2011 – Street Quarries and fossils.  A talk by Clive Hooper.

25th January 2011 – The Story Behind Inn Signs. A fascinating insight and talk by Bob Musgrave.

30th November 2010 – The Real King John’s Hunting Lodge.  A talk by John Page about Axbridge.

26th October 2010 – Stained Glass Windows.  A talk on the windows in Walton Church by Michael Browning.

28th September 2010  – AGM followed by a talk on Clemence and Laurence Housman by Elizabeth Oakley.