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 that have taken place. There were amusing daily log books from the 19th century recording for instance that one boy had decided to miss school and boat to Hereford on the canal ! He attended the next day without mishap.

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