2019 Programme

All talks are held at the Combe Down Primary School Hall in Summer Lane, BA2 5JX.   Events start at 7.30pm.
CDHS Members £1, Visitors £3. All tickets on the door.

July and August : No Meetings

*** CDHS trip to Beer Caves ***

Wednesday 25 September

Visit to the Beer Quarry Caves near Lyme Regis famed for the building stone quarried there for 2000 years and used in the construction of many cathedrals and churches

Please contact Simon Burrows on 01225 833966 or simonburrows2@btinternet.com

Our next talks are :

Wednesday 18 September

The Somersetshire Coal Canal at Monkton Combe and Tucking Mill

Roger Halse, Archivist of the Somersetshire Coal Canal Society, will discuss the history of the canal where it passes below Combe Down and illustrate his talk with the many pictures held in the SCCS archive.

Wednesday 16 October

My House : Welford, Church Road, Combe Down

Tim Lunt considers the owners and inhabitants of Welford, a villa built on Church Road in 1832, and the times they lived through.

Wednesday 13 November

They will look on Bath as their alma mater : the origins of Newton Park College.

Dr Kate James, doctoral researcher and lecturer at Bath Spa University, looks back to the 1940s and 50s when the Newton Park campus with its 18th century mansion housed the Bath Teacher Training College.

Wednesday 18 December

The Christmas Cracker

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