What’s On

The society offers a programme of talks. Non-members are very welcome to attend talks on payment of a small charge. The programme also includes summer group visits for which members pay sufficient to cover costs. Visits are always made by coach and while members are given priority, non-members are welcome at a small additional charge.

To view or download a printable programme for the current year, click here.Evening lecture March 2014

2020 EVENING AND MORNING TALKS, Tuesdays in the Grove Building, Church St, Mere, Warminster BA12 6DS.
A payment of £3 is asked of non-members.


13 October: The Borgias Jerry Meyer (in association with Mere Literary Festival)
10 November: Nepal and the Gurkhas Johnny Fenn
Dates for 2021 Morning Talks:5 January, 2 February, 9 March


6 October: The Canal Age, Paul Atterbury
3 November: Wiltshire Gate Lodges, James Holden
1 December: Bikes, Boers, Bleriot and Brooklands: The life and times of an Edwardian Inventor, adventurer and entrepreneur Jane Mason.
8 December: tba
Dates for 2021 Evening Talks:2 March, 6 April (also AGM), 13 April

Summer Visits 2020
Monday 18 May: Saint Fagans national museum of history CANCELLED
Thursday 18 June: Forde Abbey CANCELLED
Wednesday 15 July: Knightshayes (National Trust) CANCELLED
Tuesday 1 September: Malmesbury and Crofton Beam Engines CANCELLED