Dorchester historical society

Aims and Objectives:

A society open to anyone interested in history, and in particular local history, offering a range of opportunities to pursue personal interests.

 

When do we meet?:

Eight meetings are held each year on the fourth Wednesdays of January to May and September to November in the Village Hall at 7.30p.m. Meetings are listed in the Village Diary and the Dorchester News.

 

Other information:

The Meetings and Summer Outing are open to everyone. Visitors and new members are always very welcome.

 

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Upcoming Events:

Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
Margot Metcalfe, Gail Thomas and Denise Line will talk about their research project: ‘Up the Street’: the history of pubs, shops and businesses in Dorchester We look at how local businesses have evolved, especially since[...]
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm
After the Reformation, a minority of our ancestors – known as ‘popish recusants’ – refused to abandon Roman Catholicism, despite it being made illegal in England. Some others who were Catholic at heart conformed outwardly[...]
May 22 @ 7:30 pm
Alex Davies ‘The Archaeological Dig at Great Western Park Didcot’. Dorchester Village Hall 7.30p.m. Members free, visitors £3
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Mark Davies ‘Professors of Rowing: the first Oxford v Cambridge boat races’. Dorchester Village Hall 7.30p.m. Members free, visitors £3
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
Professor Malcolm Airs ‘William and Jessie Macfarlane and their Mission for Dorchester’. Dorchester Village Hall 7.30p.m. Members free, visitors £3
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm
Tim Healy ‘A 17th Century Christmas’. Dorchester Village Hall 7.30p.m. Members free, visitors £3
Dec 25 @ 7:30 pm
Members free, visitors £3
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm
Members free, visitors £3
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm
Members free, visitors £3
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm
Members free, visitors £3

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