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Our events -
meetings & visits

Civic Society Meetings are held at 8pm on the third Tuesday of each month
during winter (except December) Entrance is from 7.30 p.m.
They are held in the Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne BH21 1AS.
Entrance fee: Members £2.00, non-members £5.0

Date Speaker Subject
2024
17 September David Beaton,
Retired teacher, author & timpanist
Dorset Heroines
15 October Martin Papworth,
Senior Archaeologists National Trust (retired)
Dating the Cerne Giant
19 November Mary van Coller,
Author and lover of all things Dorset
Dorset Rivers - Downstream Dorset
10 December
at 7.00pm
TO BE HELD IN THE MUSEUM OF EAST DORSET TEA ROOM AT 7.00pm Christmas Party (members only)
2025
21 January Julian Orbach,
Author and lecturer in architectural history
Pevsner's Wiltshire
18 February Peter Cook,
Organist and former RSCM and Churchwarden,
TO BE HELD IN THE MINSTER AT 8.00pm
The restoration of the Minster organ
18 March Andrew Negus,
Historian, retired teacher and Blue Badge guide
Winchester 3: Bishops, Buildings and bones: Part III
20 May Annual General Meeting for Members With a short talk or presentation TBA
Remaining 2024 Visits
16 July Kingston Lacy Gardens: 10.30am £5 per head (+NT entrance)
24 September Stock Gaylard House: 11am £10 per head
2025 Visits
TBA

For further information contact Events

These lectures take place on Saturday afternoons at 2.30pm. Each season comprises four lectures on historical or cultural topics running between October and March based on a theme for the series.use the link below to see the range of subjects which have previously been covered.

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