Gordano Civic Society

Founded 1956

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Programme of events 2021/2022

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All Monday meetings are held at the Somerset Hall, The Precinct, Portishead at 7.30 pm.

Car parking immediately behind hall in Wyndham Way car park. Visitors welcome – cost £3 inc refreshments.

Monday 13 Sept 2021

Port of Bristol – a thousand years of shipping in the city

John Crockford-Hawley, Local History

Champion for North Somerset

Monday 4 Oct 2021

The Cat and the Coffin

Nick Corcos – Wessex Archaeology

Monday 8 Nov 2021

Medieval Trade from Pill

Philip Ashford – Local historian

Monday 13 Dec 2021

Pill Owls

Monday 10 Jan 2022

George Muller – A Life of Faith

Graham Steer

Monday 14 Feb 2022

Weston Museum

Jane Hill, Weston Museum

Monday 14 Mar 2022

Caring for North Somerset’s Heritage

Cat Lodge, Senior Archaeologist, North

Somerset Council and Kate Hudson McAuley, Conservation and Heritage Officer, North Somerset Council.

Monday 11 April 2022

History of the Filton site and museum of Concorde. Followed by a short AGM.

Lindsey Henniker-Heaton, volunteer at Aerospace Bristol Museum


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A walk with Tom Chown on Walton Common to look at the archaeology including the banjo enclosure.  

Meet at the Folk Hall car park for shared lifts at 2.00 pm. Cost £2 for Walton church. Good footwear needed as slopes may be slippery.

Summer 2022 events: For ALHA walks meet at Folk Hall, Portishead at times shown.

No need to pre-book. Pay on the day and a contribution towards travelling expenses for the driver.

Grand Day Out. Details to follow ...