Speaker and Open evenings – all are welcome to attend. The first visit is free and after that there is a charge of £2 for non-members, payable on the night.Open evenings are for everyone to get together over tea/coffee and chat about events, share information (perhaps some old photographs), and discuss matter of interest to the Group. Meetings are held at St Joseph’s Church Hall, Devizes Road Wroughton from 7.30 to 9pm.

2019 Programme of events


Feb 7th – John Dymond – Lost Downland village of Snap


March 7th-Liza Dibble – G.H.Q. Coleshill Churchill’s secret army

March 21st- OPEN MEETING

April 4th  –  John Farrow – Avebury

April 18th – AGM

May 2nd – Tony Stafford – Bishops, sex and money


May 30th – Dr Gillian White – Robert Dudley and Kenilworth entertainment

June 6th  – Visit to Gosport  (75th D-Day commemoration events)

June 13th – OPEN MEETING

June 27th – David Dawson – Making of the Kingdom of Wessex

July 11th – Walking tour of Wroughton village followed by refreshments

July 25th -Visit to Chisledon Museum – Car sharing 7pm at St Joseph’s

Summer Break – we will have a few outings TBA

September 5th – OPEN MEETING

September 19th – Dr Chris Scot – Shakespeare’s stage

October 3rd – OPEN MEETING

October 17th – Martin Collinson – First Earl of Pembroke

October 31st – OPEN MEETING

November 14th – Jeremy Kemble – the Russian revolution 1917

November 28th – OPEN MEETING

December 12th – Crimble time (7pm start) – bring food/drinks for a fun evening of quizzes and chat