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Corona Virus Epidemic

While there have been no talks for several months our chairman Dood Pearce has been busy doing some local research……….. VE Day in Newent         May 7th marks the 75th Anniversary of V E Day, at the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Service

Dood and Pauline Pearce with copies of ‘We Will Remember Them’, the result of the hard work of several members over 2 years.

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Onion Fayre

The society had a very interesting display this year about education in Newent over the last two to three centuries. Dood had put together a big selection of copied documents and photographs which told the story of the enormous changes … Continue reading

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January Social

Over 50 members ( a full room ! ) had a very enjoyable evening with good food, wine and most importantly excellent entertainment from Dick Brice, pictured here with the chairman Dood who had to gently bring the evening to … Continue reading

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Lacock Abbey Visit

In August 42 members had a very enjoyable day out visiting the Abbey and its photography museum dedicated to William Fox-Talbot. There was time to explore the village, much of which dates from the 13th century. This included the church, … Continue reading

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