Bring your problems for discussion and research. Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available. (This replaces the planned October meeting.)
Members and Non Members come and hear a fascinating talk by John Putley of Gloucestershire Archives on Medieval Animals.
AGM all Members are welcome to come and have their say , appoint a new committee and learn about the latest happenings with our move to be within the New Heritage Hub.
These are exciting times and give great opportunities to all our members to embark on new research avenues, as well as alternative opportunities in volunteering.
The committee need to hear you views.
Carisbrooke Road is on the No 10 bus route from both Gloucester & Cheltenham, and Stroud members can pick up the No 10 at the Cross Hands Shurdington.
Free car parking is available at the hall and surrounding area.
A FREE TEA OR COFFEE ALSO AVAILABLE
Paul Barnett on “Defending the Drift”, the story of Alfred Henry Hook V.C., hero of the Zulu Wars, who was buried at Churcham (St. Andrew) Churchyard. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
New Venue this year in the centre of the village of Bream.
The Forest of Dean Branch will have a stand at tis event.
Three branch volunteers have expressed their intention to go but there is the opportunity to join them if anyone wishes to. Please contact the branch secretary.
Derrick Hall on Painted Wall Advertisements in Gloucester.
Derrick is a member of G.F.H.S and gave his presentation to a meeting at Gloucester earlier this year. It comprises a selection of photographs of painted wall advertisements to be, or were to be, found in Gloucester (and one or two other places) which Derrick has collected. He has very kindly agreed to come to Bream to show us the images. As he says it is not particularly family history but it is certainly the closely allied social history.
Steve Cooper will present a slide show of the most interesting memorials in the churchyard of St Andrew’s church at Awre.
Bring your problems for discussion and research. Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.
Our annual Christmas Social at the West Dean Centre, Bream.
A talk by Jo Phelps on Captain Pringle of Longhope.
We will have an episode of the Who Do You Think You Are? from “across the pond”.
Averil has researched how education came to our area and will give her talk to the branch.
Come along to the West Dean Centre to the Branch A.G.M.