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WHAT'S ON IN 2024

Welcome to the exciting calendar for 2024

We now meet in the Children's Library in the downstairs section of Frome Library.

The date is always the last Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in Frome Library, Justice Lane, Frome BA11 1BE - please enter by rear door.

The cost is a modest £3 and all are welcome.

If you would feel more comfortable wearing a mask then please do so.



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30 APRIL 2024

THE HISTORY OF FROME CHEESE SHOW
and my family's involvement with Frome Show over many years.

by PHILIP CARY



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28 MAY 2024

ARCHIVES AND LOCAL HISTORY - WHO, WHAT and WHERE
An introduction to the treasures and resources hidden in Bath Guildhall basement.

by ANNE BUCHANAN of Bath Record Office



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25 JUNE 2024

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF GLASS
The history of glass-making from 3000BC to the present day, with examples from Dr Burroughes' own collection to examine.

by DR FRANCIS BURROUGHES



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30 JULY 2024

NATIONAL TRUST: STOURHEAD AND THE HOARE FAMILY
Who created the famous gardens? Where did the money come from?

by JENNIFER PARKER



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AUGUST 2024

SUMMER BREAK - no meeting




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24 SEPTEMBER 2024

HANNAH MORE & HER MENDIP SCHOOLS
Using previously unavailable local sources, a new interpretation of Hannah, her life, her charitable activities and her schools.

by JOHN PAGE



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29 OCTOBER 2024

PUBLISHINGTHE 1813 MAP OF FROME SELWOOD
The Map, the book and the project to bring the Jeremiah Cruse map to a wider audience.

by DR PAT SMITH



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26 NOVEMBER 2024

BOATERS AND BOATHOOKS: Victorian Voyagers on the Kennet & Avon Canal
The intrepid holiday-makers who rowed, canoed and horse-boated along the canal.

by ALISON CANNON



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DECEMBER 2024

CHRISTMAS BREAK - no meeting




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