Programme

The Society always has a lively and varied programme of interesting talks and visits which are selected to appeal to a wide local audience. 

Talks are in the Cerne Abbas Village Hall, have easy wheelchair access to all areas and begin at 7:30pm unless notified.

 
The 2019 Season Talks and Visits         

 

Thursday 24th January

         AGM and Party

 

Thursday 28nd February

     Finding Pitt-Rivers:

     The life of Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt Rivers: Adrian Green

 

Thursday 28th March

     The Wreck of the Halsewell: Philip Browne

 

Thursday 25th April

     The Myth and Magic of Water Meadows: Kathy Stearne

 

Thursday 23rd May

     The Life of Pamela Digby/.Churchill/Harriman: Henry Lord Digby
     *To be held at Minterne House*

 

Thursday 27th June

     Poverty and Migration in 19th Century Dorset: Jane Ferentzi-Shepherd

 

July/August tba

     Summer visit to be confirmed.

 

*Thursday 26th September

     Research findings from CHS members on topics related to the Pitt Rivers sale of Cerne Abbas in 1919.

*At other times during the year there will be activities and events related to the Pitt-Rivers sale centenary, particularly during the week beginning 22nd September. Details in due course.

 

Thursday 24th October

     The Osmington White Horse: Steve White

 

Thursday 28th November  
     The Black Death in Dorset: Mark Forrest

 

December 2019 tba

      Film Show: to be arranged 

 

Thursday 23rd January 2O2O

     AGM and party