New MAGAZINE just released!







Over the last 12 months quite a few members have asked me whether it
would be possible to obtain a printed copy of the magazine in addition
to the online version we publish. They have told me they would like to
have a paper copy both to read and to keep.  Whilst we have been able to
make a printed version available to a small number who are not able to
read the magazine online, until now we have not had the ability to
produce good quality printed copies at a price which would make selling
them to members viable. However we have now found a printer who would be
able to produce printed copies of the magazine at a price of no more
than £5 each if there is a minimum order of 30.  Since it will be a full
colour magazine, well printed on good quality paper I believe that is a
very reasonable price; further the higher the number ordered the
cheaper the price would be.


Can you let me know as soon as possible, at the email address below,
if you would be interested in ordering a printed copy of the Autumn
issue of the magazine, which will be published on about the 10th
September, if it were available at a price of £5 or less, plus delivery
if you do not live in Cerne.  If we receive confirmed orders of 30 or
more by the end of August I will arrange for that number to be printed
and delivered.


Please also let me know if you would be interested in obtaining
printed copies of previous issues of the magazine and, if so, which
issues you would like. If we receive confirmed orders for 30 or more
specific past issues we will be able to get those printed as well.

Gordon Bishop                                                                                  

18th August 2021

You can get in touch with Gordon via the Contact Us form on this site.

Membership Renewal Reminder.

If you have already paid your
membership for 2020, it is also valid for the 2021 season. If not, it
needs to be renewed through our Treasurer, John Chalker.  John may be
contacted direct or via the Contact Us Form on this website.




Cancellation of Spring 2021 Meetings

Regrettably, we have had no alternative but to cancel the meetings
and talks which were to take place during the Spring of 2021.  We are
planning to replace them with Zoom talks, or arrange them for next year.


Online magazine

The next issue of our online magazine will be published in June.  It
will contain more fascinating articles about Cerne Abbas and the
surrounding area, so be sure not to miss it.

We are always looking for new topics for articles, and writers. So
please send us your ideas and any articles you have written which may be
suitable. Also are there any features you would like the magazine to
have which are missing at the moment and do you have any interesting
photos that you would like published?


Do keep safe and well

Gordon Bishop


You can get in touch with Gordon via the Contact Us form on this site.



Your Next Event

23 September 2021



Roger Guttridge

My Family and Other Smugglers

Author and journalist Roger Guttridge will be tracing the story of an illicit trade which dominated the Dorset coast and countryside for nearly 150 years. 


We do hope you will join us if you can.  It promises to be a very interesting and entertaining evening.


A Zoom link by which members can watch the talk online if they are not able to attend in person will be emailed to members on or about the 16th September.


23 September 2021

Log in at 7:20pm for a 7:30pm start

Use the link in your email to attend this live Zoom meeting.


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