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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 £1.00, non-members £3.0

Date Speaker Subject
2022
20 September Andrew Negus,
Historian, retired teacher and Blue Badge guide
Winchester: Bishops, Buildings and Bones
18 October Pam White,
Learning and interpretation officer, National Trust
Corfe Castle: Medieval Masons and Tumbling Towers
15 November Bob Mizon,
Astronomer, Coordinator of the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies
Starry Skies Near You: the Cranborne Chase Dark Sky Reserve
13 December
at 7.00pm
Christmas Party (members only)
2023
17 January Charlie North-Lewis,
General manager of the Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
The History of the Tivoli Theatre
21 February Julian Orbach,
Architectural historian and writer
The Buildings of Wiltshire, rewriting 'Pevsner'
21 March Don Nutt,
Poole Bay Rotarian and local historian
Pirates, Castaways and Codfish
16 May Annual General Meeting for Members With a short talk or presentation TBA

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.