As part of the Westbury Festival, the following activities will be taking place. Charles Case Tannery 1890-1983 Exhibition of "Charles Case Tannery Co” Memorabilia at Dilton Marsh Memorial...
Speaker Julie Davis outlines the reasons for and origins of folklore, looking at Wiltshire examples which range from community rivalries, moral stories, tales of animals and witches, and...
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...
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 --...
The History Society now needs your help in determining our future development.
To some extent we have all been in a state of uncertainty with Covid determining so much of how we carry out group activities etc.
However, some two years on from the onset of the pandemic we do now look to be approaching a time when such groups meetings, talks etc. can once again safely take place.
Your intentions with regards to future membership are now crucial in determining how the History Society should proceed.
It is proposed that membership should commence again on March 1st this year.
Could we ask you to indicate if you intend to once again enrol as a member of the Dilton Marsh Local History Society.
Annual membership costs £7 and if taken at the talk the admission fee would be waved.
Graham Noble (Treasurer)
The talk by “The Commonwealth War Graves Commission” on Friday 18th February has had to be postponed.
We do expect the talk on “The Wiltshire White Horses“ to take place on Friday 25th March.