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Talks 2023

Dilton Marsh Local History Society Talks for 2023

The following talks have so far been arranged for 2023.

Friday 27.01.2023
“Frome and The Monmouth Rebellion”
By Gary Kearley (This talk relates to Duke of Monmouths attempt to take the Throne of England from his uncle James the 2nd.)

Friday 24.02.2023
“Horrible and Curious History of Wiltshire”
By Terry Bracher from The Chippenham History Society.

Friday 24.03.2023
“A Tall Black Man”
By Andrew Campbell (This talk relates to Charles the Seconds escape following Battle of Worcester.)

Admission £4.00 non-members, £2.00 members.

All welcome