Dorset Buildings Group
This is a group of people with a passion for buildings in Dorset. They work with the National Trust and the Dorset Group of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, aiming to promote preservation of Dorset’s buildings traditions through conservation of old buildings and a sympathetic approach to new developments.
A series of lectures by specialists each winter is held monthly at Holt Village Hall at 2.30pm.
Visits to sites of interest are made throughout the year. Monthly committee meetings are open to all members.
Winter talks 2018-2019 programme
Talks are held in Holt Village Hall at 2.30pm. The charge of £5 includes tea and cake.
Sunday 6 January 2019 History and Future for the Swanage Pier
Speakers – Members of the Swanage Pier Trust
Sunday 3 February 2019 The New ‘Pevsner’s Dorset’
Speaker – Michael Hill, author of this new edition
Sunday 3 March 2019 Nathaniel Ireson of Wincanton (postponed from last year)
Speaker – Peter Fitzgerald
Sunday 7 April Visit to the Russell Cotes Museum (2 to 4 pm) with a guided tour
Learn the story of this Victorian Villa. Cost £11. Teas/coffees available afterwards
Bookings will be taken up to one month before the visit.
For further information on these events (including bookings) please contact John and Sue Rowntree
(tel. 01202-699397, email firstname.lastname@example.org)