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History Talk on the Quakers

by Claire Young on 9 February, 2020

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society, “Quakers in South Gloucestershire” by Roger Angerson, is at 7.30pm on Wednesday 19th February in the Zion Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell. All welcome. Entry, including light refreshments is £4, or free to members (who pay an annual subscription of £15).

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Memories wanted

by Claire Young on 7 February, 2020

The Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society is looking for memories and photographs of the villages during the Second World War, 1939 to 1945 for a display. The display will be in the Brockeridge Centre, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell during May 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE day. If you can help […]

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Find out about life as a miner

by Claire Young on 14 January, 2020

The South Glos Mines Research Group are holding their latest talk, “Boy to Man in the Somerset Coalfield” by Bryn Hawkins, at 7.30pm on Wednesday 22nd January in the Miners (aka Coalpit Heath Village Hall). He will show rare film footage of the local mines along with many photos. Non-members are welcome at a cost […]

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Slum clearance talk

by Claire Young on 11 January, 2020

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society is about the Bedminister slum clearance in the 1930s. The talk will be given by Mike Hooper of Avon Local History and Archaeology and is being held in the Zion Church, Frampton Cotterell at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15th January. All welcome, entry is £4 or free […]

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This Wednesday sees the latest talk organised by Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society. The talk will be given by Alan Freke of Frenchay Museum. It starts at 7.30 p.m. at Zion United Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell. All welcome. Entry £4. Free to members (annual subscription £15). Light refreshments are provided. “An Utterly […]

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Next Mines Research Group Talk

by tristanclark on 23 November, 2019

The next South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group talk will take place on Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at the Miners Institute (also known as Coalpit Heath Village Hall).

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A talk on Cromwell

by Claire Young on 24 October, 2019

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society talk is entitled “Oliver Cromwell: A modern view of a controversial figure” by Prof Ronald Hutton of Bristol University. He is a TV historian, author and Vice President of The Sealed Knot. The talk is being held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 20th November 2019 in the […]

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History talk

by Claire Young on 4 October, 2019

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society talk, Village Friendly Societies by Philip Hoyland, will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 16 October in the Zion Church, Woodend Road, BS36 2HY. All are welcome. Entry is £4 (free to members who pay an annual subscription of £15) and includes light refreshments. For more […]

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Climate Change event for environmental groups

by Claire Young on 30 September, 2019

Following the Climate Emergency motion Claire proposed to South Glos Council, as part of the work to implement it the council will be holding an event for climate action and other relevant groups in South Glos. The event is called “Climate Emergency: Supporting the Community Response”. It will be held from 6pm to 8pm on […]

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Latest mines talk

by Claire Young on 29 September, 2019

On Wednesday the latest South Glos Mines Research Group talk, by Gary Best and entitled “Kingswood Miners & Methodism”, will take place at The Miners (aka Coalpit Heath Village Hall). Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start on Wednesday 2nd October. Non members are welcome at a cost of £2 each (membership is £17.50 […]

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