Main Meeting - Thursday 9 January 2020
The Curzon - Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Hilary Neal
Hilary will give a talk about Clevedon’s historic cinema, its place in the community and its ambitions.
This will be followed by the Society AGM. Please stay and make your contribution to the election of the Executive Committee and other Society business.
History Group - Thursday 16 January 2020
William Fishley Holland
Speakers: Jane Lilly and Peter Longman
Jane and Peter will entertain us with a talk about William Fishley Holland, potter, and the wider influence of his work.
Following the coffee break, there will be short talks from members of the History Group sections.
The main Society Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month.
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.
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 18 February 2020
Chair: John Tranter, tel: 873507
Thursday 23 January 2020
Chair: Jonathan Hurford
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Chair: Ross Janes, tel: 876157