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What's coming up soon and what happened recently

In line with the latest Government advice during the current Coronavirus epidemic, Clevedon Civic Society have regretfully cancelled all meetings and Footpath Walks, until further notice. Environment Group Working Parties have resumed, on a limited basis.

May 2020 Society Newsletter

Hello Members 

I hope that you are all keeping well and finding plenty to do in these difficult times at least the weather has been good for the gardeners amongst us.

This Thursday [14 May] would have been the last Civic Society public meeting until September but the way things are going it will be the January 2021 AGM before we can hold meetings again. We are now planning the Public and History Group programme for next year.

I have decided to stay on as Secretary for 2021 as in the current climate looking for another is not possible. I would however like to have a “Minutes Secretary” for Executive meetings which are 5 per year and would be pleased to hear from any member who would like further details and also anyone who would be interested in taking over from me in 2022.

This year is the 50th Anniversary of Clevedon Civic Society so hopefully we can celebrate next year. 

Take care   

Best wishes 




Main Meeting
Thursday 12 March

The 20th Century Society: Architecture
Speaker: Bob Hardcastle

This talk is about the history, aims and work of the society. It will show some examples of C20 buildings with which the society has been involved in trying to get listed and preserved.


History Group
Thursday 19 March

Portishead High Street
Speaker: Sandy Tebbutt

Sandy will enlighten us on various aspects of the main street of Portishead


Footpaths Group
Wednesday 4 March

Unnoticed Gems of Redland and Clifton

A walk of approx 3.5 miles.

Leave Strode Road Car Park at 9.15am, for Long Ashton P&R, then 505 bus to Redland. 

Leaders Jenny and Ken.

Phone 01275 877428 

Cafe stop, Pub lunch.


Environment Group
Monday 3 August

Working Party


10am start for approx 1.5 hours.

Meeting point TBA

Refreshment stop afterwards. 



Ten Clevedon Walks

Now available is the new edition of our best-selling book

‘Ten Clevedon Walks’

See our Shop page for further details.


2020 Calendar
and Notelets

As part of the Society 50th Anniversary celebrations next year, we are producing a Calendar and packs of Notelets, including illustrations of the Town by local artist Mike Horsefield.

The 50th Anniversary 2020 Calendars are available to purchase at the monthly meetings, priced at £10 each. The Notelets packs are also be available, price £5 per pack of 6.


Footpath Walk
19 February

It was a damp morning with light rain and a poor weather forecast. Nonetheless, seven members of the Footpaths Group enjoyed a good 3.5 mile walk around the Uphill area encountering just a few showers. 

Full report on the Footpaths page. 


Environment Group
Bay Road Car Park
6 July

The Environment Group finished their work at Bay Road Car Park.

Full report on the Our Environment page.

The 'Clevedonian'

In past years, the Society has produced various formats of newsletter to keep the membership informed about events within the Society, town and surrounding area.

We have several years of one such newsletter, The 'Clevedonian', available online for interested visitors to peruse. Please click on the link below to go to the archive page.

Useful Links

We also have a page that provides links to Local Authority, other local Group, Interest and Business pages.

Click below to visit the page

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