First BVHS meeting held via video conferencing.
First BVHS meeting held via video conferencing. Top left: Maureen. Top right: Jenny. Bottom left: Tony. Bottom right: Angela.

Bourne Valley Historical Society Lectures 2020

February 20th “Salisbury in Old Film” Neil Leacy

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March 19th Cheryl Butler, “Marmalade, Spuds and a Bag of Gold”. Gift giving in Southampton in Tudor Times.
April 16th Kayleigh Spring, “Conservation and Restoration, the work of a Conservator at the Wiltshire Record Office”
May 21st “Local Highwaymen” Ruby Vitorino 
June 18th “Suffering Suffragettes” presented by an historian and actress using replica costumes and objects. Jane Glennie
July 16th “Ticket to Ride, the Perils & Pleasures of Early Victorian Rail Travel” Judy Rouse 
September 17th “Local Archaeological Sites” Wiltshire County Archaeologist 
November 19th “How our Ancestor Died” Simon Wills 

All above meetings commence at 7:30pm. Tea/coffee from 7:15pm. The Society does not meet in August and December. Visitors may attend up to two meetings for a donation, before they are asked to join.

Village items to be displayed at meetings

March 2020 – Allington
April 2020 – Newton Tony
June 2020 – Winterbourne Dauntsey
September 2020 – Gomeldon
November 2020 – Hurdcott

January 2021 – Idmiston
March 2021 – Winterbourne Gunner
May 2021 – Cholderton
July 2021 – Boscombe
September 2021 – Winterbourne Earls
November 2021 – Porton

Various archive displays will be put out at all other meetings.

Please bring along anything you may have about the village or any knowledge you wish to share, that can be copied or photographed.