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Events 2020/2021

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Meetings are held in venues shown, Portishead at 7.30 pm.

Visitors welcome but must pre-book – cost £3

Full Covid-19 precautions will be in place for all meetings.

* Please note: Numbers are limited so attendance must be pre-booked via the Membership Secretary

Mon 7 Sept 2020

Somerset Hall

The 1947 City by the Seaside.

John Crockford-Hawley –

Local History Champion for North Somerset

Mon 5 Oct 2020


Fri 6 Nov 2020

Folk Hall

Medieval Trade from Pill.  

Poster with more details ...

Philip Ashford – local historian

Fri 4 Dec 2020

Folk Hall

The Cat and the Cemetery.

Poster with more details ...

Nick Corcos – Wessex Archaeology.

Mon 4 Jan 2021

Venue tba

A voyage to Australia in the 1850s.

Alison Soars – local historian

Mon 4 Jan 2021

Venue tba

Caring for North Somerset’s Heritage.

Cat Lodge, Senior Archaeologist, North Somerset  Council and Kate Hudson McAuley, Conservation and Heritage Officer, North Somerset Council

Mon 4 Jan 2021

Venue tba

George Muller,  A Life of Faith.


A look at some of the churches in Gordano

Graham Steer.

Sandy Tebbutt.

Sat 13 Mar 2021

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.

Mon 4 Jan 2021

Venue tba

History of the Filton site, Concorde & the museum

A volunteer from the Concorde and Filton Museum (name to follow) + short AGM

Grand Day Out – Banwell Caves and Cheddar.

Details to follow ...

Summer 2021 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.

Details to follow ...