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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 £5.00

Date Speaker Subject
25 July 3 to 6pm Fiftieth birthday celebration
members only
Deans Court
19 September Pam White,
Learning and interpretation officer, National Trust
Corfe Castle: Medieval Masons and Tumbling Towers
17 October Andrew Negus,
Historian, retired teacher and Blue Badge guide
Winchester 2: Bishops, Buildings and Bones
21 November Jackie Winter,
Local historian and explorer
Exploring the Quiet Lanes and Villages of West Dorset
12 December
at 7.00pm
To be confirmed Christmas Party (members only)
16 January David Beaton,
Retired teacher, author and timpanist
Maps of Dorset through the centuries, with some maps on display
20 February Andrew Hunt,
Head gardener at Kingston Lacy
The Gardens of Kingston Lacy
19 March Mike Stone,
Archaeologist and lecturer
The Enigma of Stonehenge
21 May Annual General Meeting for Members With a short talk or presentation TBA
Remaining 2023 Visit
5 September 2023 Smedmore House and gardens: 2.30pm £15 per head
2024 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.

Lectures in the 2021/22 series on 'Events that Shaped Britain' will take place in the hall as has previously been the case albeit with a smaller socially distanced audience. We have had to forgo the acclaimed tea and cake for now due to Covid restrictions but have reduced the price to £5 to reflect that.

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We are proud of what we have achieved so far, but your active participation will help to secure the future quality of life in and around Wimborne.