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Pandemic News

PANDEMIC NEWS Newent Local History Society will continue its 2022 programme on 10th March Thursday at 7.30pm prompt The AGM will be followed by Newent Court and the People who lived there by Dood Pearce

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Award for Chairman

Dood  has been awarded a 2021 Award for Personal Achievement in Local History by the British Association for Local History and this was awarded at the Local History Day on 12th June 2021. Congratulations ! One of the reasons that … 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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