Civic Society Meetings are held on the third Tuesday
of each month during winter (except December)
at 8pm in the Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Centre (where is it?).
Entrance from 7.30 p.m. Entrance fee: Members £1.00, non-members £3.00
VISIT: Friday 6 July at 2.30pm. Members only. £10 each. To Chettle House near Blandford,
an unusual 18C house designed by Thomas Archer.
18 September Tales from Westminster. Speaker Dame Annette Brooke, former MP for our area
16 October 300 miles in the steps of Vespasian. Speaker Dr Paul Cheetham, Bournemouth University.
20 November The Buildings of Dorset. Speaker Mr Michael Hill, Author of the revised Dorsert “Pevsner”
Monday 10 December Christmas Party (Members only)
15 January Poundbury: a model urban village. Speaker Mr Simon Conibear, Duchy of Cornwall
19 February Kingston Lacy: The Medieval Manor
Speaker – Dr Martin Papworth, Regional Archaeologist for the south-west of the National Trust
19 March Clandon Park. Speaker Martin Ellis
21 May AGM for members, with a short talk or presentation.
Visits for 2019 (members only) to be arranged
Saturdays 2.30pm, the Old School, Sturminster Marshall
Tickets (£6 including a sociable tea) and for information : 01258-857528.
26 January Kipling’s India
Speaker – Andrew Lycett, biographer, author and broadcaster
16 March Iran – Land of Great Kings, Shahs and Ayatollahs
Speaker – John Osborne, Arts Society accredited lecturer