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Details of our monthly meetings held at St Andrews Church Centre, Clevedon, starting at 7:30pm.

Meeting dates for the Executive and the various Group Committees can be found under the monthly meeting details.

Main Meeting - Thursday 13 February 2020

The British Honours System 
Speaker: Ashley Jones 

This is a presentation about the many interesting facets of the British honours system, including some of the lesser known awards and some well-known recipients. It also includes advice on how to successfully nominate worthy individuals and how to initiate the required process with a strong chance of success. 


History Group  - Thursday 20 February 2020

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Speaker: Rebecca Smith

Commemorating The Fallen

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, and ensures they will never be forgotten.


Main Society Meetings

The main Society Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month.

2020 Meetings

March - 20thC Society inc. Architecture

April - Still Battling the Bombers

May - The History of Bristol Zoo

September - Nobel Prizes

October - History of Morris Dancing

November - tbc

History Group Meetings

The History Group hold their meetings on the third Thursday of the month.

2020 Meetings

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. 

Committee Meetings

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.

Executive Committee:
Thursday 2 April 2020
Chair: Mike Graham

Conservation & Planning Group:
Tuesday 18 February 2020
Chair: John Tranter, tel: 873507

Environment Group:
Thursday 23 April 2020
Chair: Jonathan Hurford

Footpaths Group:
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Chair: Ross Janes, tel: 876157

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