Programme

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.

2022 Programme of events

April 28th – Talk – Nick Gosling – History of Berkley Farm

May 12th – Open Meeting

May 26th – Talk – Ida Morton – 1965 newcomer to Wroughton-Ida’s story

June 4th – Jubilee Picnic at Weir Field – joining Parish Council event as a group

June 9th – Open Meeting

June 23rd – Max 20 MEMBERS ONLY  – please let Fiona know if you want to attend – Joy Bells Ghost story around the village (with refreshments at end of tour) – this a members only event but Joy does regularly run ghost walks for non-members

July 7th – Open Meeting

July 9th – Wroughton Carnival – WHG will be in the parade and will have a stall on Weir Field

July 21st – Talk – Nicola Cornick History of Lydiard Park

Summer break

July 30th – Day Trip to Buckler’s Hard  – including river trip  – Cost tba (will be around £35 per person) – non-members welcome – contact Fiona to book a place

September 1st – Open Meeting

September 15th – Talk – Tony Strafford – Sex lives of kings

September 29th – Open Meeting

October 13th – Talk – Bill King – WW2 home front

October 27th – Open Meeting

November 10th – Talk  – History of the Hindu religion and arriving in Swindon

November 24th – Open Meeting

December 8th  – Christmas Crimble