The North Curry Society photo

The objectives of the society are to promote the appreciation, study and recording of the history and natural environment of the parish of North Curry. 

The Society also sponsors the North Curry Archives, a fascinating collection of village records, rural life artefacts and memorabilia that can be seen in the Archive Room above the Coffee Shop.

The Society meets in the village hall on the third Wednesday of every month - unless otherwise stated. Hot drinks from 7:30pm, talks start at 8pm

Non-members are very welcome to attend on payment of a small charge.

For further information please contact the Committee Secretary on 01823 490166.

Publications and merchandise produced by the Society are on sale at meetings.

Speakers and events, 2022/3

20th July
Footpath walk (pm)
followed by evening AGM and social

19th September
Tom Mayberry MBE
‘King Alfred’s Somerset
Tom is CEO of the SWHeritage Trust and steeped in the history and heritage of Somerset.

30th September
Steve Coleman
‘Jangle and Riot – An Exploration of English Church Bell Ringing’
This is a Special Friday Evening Event in aid of the Appeal of Bells. Please see village-wide publicity.

19th October
James Crowden
‘A History of Cider’

Author and poet examines the story behind our local brew!

16th November
Anthony Gibson
‘Farming, Floods and the Levels’

Ex-NFU Regional Director on the economy and environment of our locality.

21st December
Candy Adkins
‘ A Lady with Altitude’ preceded by Festive Snacks
Taunton’s own Lady Aviator, Jackie Moggridge, remembered by her daughter.

18th January
Chris Hocking
‘West Country Carnivals
Bridgwater Carnival historian  on a popular regional  tradition.

15th February
Damon Bridge
‘ Wetland Conservation on the Somerset Levels’
Local RSPB officer focusses on the birds of the Levels, especially the cranes.

15th March
Pauline Rook ARPS
’20 Years of Photography in the Blackdown Hills’
Customs, characters and countryside captured by a professional photographer.

19th April
Hinkley Point Community Relations Team
 ‘Going Nuclear Near You!’
Recent and future developments on the nuclear project on Bridgwater Bay.

May 17th
Michael Brown
‘The History and Mystery of the Freshwater Eel’
Michael’s title is self-explanatory. Elvers for supper anyone?

June 21st Members’ Evening
3 members present local topics of personal interest.

19th July
Village Walk, AGM and Social

Precise details will be announced nearer the date.

 
 

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