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Westbury Society Meeting – “Strawberries”

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Helen Batt explains the origins, history and importance of strawberry-growing on Mendip's southwest facing slopes.

Westbury Society Meeting – CHERT, Community Archaeology

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2019 Barry Lane Lecture Vince Russett talks about the archaeological discoveries made by the Charterhouse and Environs Research Team, explains their contribution to our understanding of Mendip's history, and reveals the lessons other community archaeologists can learn from CHERT.

Westbury Society Meeting – “The Hedgehog Predicament”

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Colin Varndell tells us about the natural history of hedgehogs, and shows how we can help slow the recent decline in numbers.

Westbury Society – “Duck Decoys”

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Alan Stone talks about duck decoys, explaining how they were used and tells the history of the one on Westbury-sub-Mendip's parish boundary with Rodney Stoke.

Westbury Society – “Birds of Winter”

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A talk on the birds we can expect to see over the coming winter.

Westbury Society – “Bellringing”

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Westbury's bellringers reveal the secrets of the bell tower.

Westbury Society – “Climate Change and British Wildlife”

January 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Trevor Beebee talks about how changing climate affects our wildlife

Westbury Society – “Wells’ West End”

February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sarah Villiers reveals the history of the area surrounding St Cuthbert's church in Wells.

Westbury Society – “Hollybrook”

March 19, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

2020 Barry Lane Lecture The Westbury Society Archaeology Group tell the story of Hollybrook over the last 2,000 years.

Westbury Society

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Evening lecture TBC

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