Main Meeting - Thursday 14 November 2019
The Future of the Mendip Hills - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Speaker: Jim Hardcastle
What is the current state of the Mendip Hills and what does the future hold for this nationally designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)? Will it become an island surrounded by development? Will visitors to the area destroy the natural beauty they are coming to see and what will climate change do to the wildlife?
Jim hardcastle, Manager of the Mendip Hills AONB will share the latest statistics and thoughts on these questions.
History Group - Thursday 21 November 2019
Members' Own: Family Scandals
Speakers: Group Members
Our 2019 Winter Supper meeting has all the fun of the family! Various members will be speaking on their family history, with emphasis on any scandals within…
The main Society Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month.
January - Curzon Cinema and AGM
February - British Honours List
March - Kilts and Tartans; Clevedon Care
April - Still Battling the Bombers
May - The History of Bristol Zoo
September - Nobel Prizes
October - History of Morris Dancing
November - 20thC Society inc. Architecture
The History Group hold their meetings on the third Thursday of the month.
January - William Fishley Holland, potter
February - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
March - Portishead High Street
April - Coates Cider
May - A Wrecker's Tales
June - Village Friendly Societies
July - Members' Own: Tales of My Grandparents, and Summer Supper
September - Pier Archive
October - Old Household Electrical Appliances
November - Members' Own: Where We Used to Shop, and Winter Supper.
The dates of the next meetings of the various Committees are listed below.
All members of the Civic Society are welcome to attend our Group Meetings. Please contact the Group Chair for the location of the meeting places.
Should any member have a point to put forward it is always possible to contact an Executive Committee member to have it brought up at a meeting.
Thursday 6 February 2020
Chair: Mike Graham
Conservation & Planning Group:
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Chair: John Tranter, tel: 873507
Thursday 5 December 2019
Chair: Jonathan Hurford
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Chair: Ross Janes, tel: 876157