A Civic Society for 
Wimborne Minster, Dorset UK and its neighbourhood
Meetings  & Visits
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

Mackrell Lectures
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