Glimpses of the Past

WESTBURY PEOPLE AND PLACES A talk by Steve Hobbs Our speaker is well known for his wide range of knowledge about Westbury and the surrounding area and gives an insight into how local people lived in the 18th and 19th centuries. The talk is arranged for Friday 22 July...

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Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall

Friday 22 JulySteve Hobbs -- "Glimpses of the Past" Friday 26th AugustJulie Davis -- “Wiltshire Folklore”The Chippenham History Centre Friday 30th Sept./ Sat 1st OctCharles Case -- "Tanyard”Exhibition of associated items and records in association with “Westbury...

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Alison Irving

I went on the dig at the village primary and what a lovely day we had. each class came out in turn, including reception and they were very enthusiastic helping and asking lots of questions.
And everyone was very excited because almost as soon as we started an old coin was found. I think it was 1799 and the children were amazed at something that was 200 years old.

It was lovely to see students at Fairfield College at the dig on their land helping to excavate and ask questions. One student in particular was well informed and asked some very good questions.