Over the past few years Nick Mayor and Austin Little created a series of 20 Westbury Walks. These vary in length, but each one starts and finishes at The Cross, and has a detailed description of the route and points of interest along it. It’s important that these descriptions are kept up-to-date, a major task […]
About Andrew Buchanan
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To help those interested in researching local and family history, the Westbury Society page now includes links to downloadable .pdf files covering all the known baptisms, marriages and burials in St Lawrence church and churchyard. For privacy, the publicly available data only goes up to 1920. Should you need post-1920 information, please use the Contact Form […]
The programme for Thursday evening talks in Westbury Village Hall between September 2018 and April 2019 will be: 20th September 2018 Ladybirds – Brian Pincen 1st November 2018 Westbury WW1, Stories from the Memorial – Sue Caola & Sylvia Healey 29th November 2019 A Village for Bats – Dave Cottle 24th January 2019 Wassail – Alan […]
Following the recent Barry Lane Lecture given by David Dawson, the display on the Westbury Society Archaeology Group’s excavation at Court House Farm and other investigations around the parish is now in the back room of the Community Shop. If you want to learn more about the archaeology and history of Westbury, just ask the shop […]
Yes, it’s a quick snap of Andy working in his new kitchen. So now you know where to go for an interesting and well cooked menu in a welcoming village pub
Westbury’s social life continues to thrive! For the ninth year running, residents of The Square and houses close by held their annual Bank Holiday Tea Party on Sunday 27th August. It’s a very informal event, with people bringing out garden chairs and tables, and providing a wide range of sandwiches, scones, and cakes to share around. […]
For those interested in local history, we have a facsimile of the 1838 Tithe Roll for Westbury. If you’d like to see it, contact us via the form on the Westbury Society page
An excellent evening, with The Handlebards eliciting gales of laughter from a large crowd. Many thanks to Westbury Footlights for organising and supporting this fun event. Oh yes, we mustn’t forget to mention the Westbury residents who joined the cast…..
Now the summer is really here, a country walk is a great way to get out and about. Head for the Westbury-sub-Mendip Community Shop and pick up one of the Westbury Walks leaflets – they’re only 50p. All of the walks start and end at The Cross, so you can get started as soon as […]