There are no lectures over the summer. Our new programme will be commence in September.
You can find out more about the Society's activities here.
Our President, Steven Blake, will lead a walk around the Pittville Estate, Cheltenham, focussing on the area's building and architectural history. We shall also visit the Holst Birthplace Museum, and there will be an opportunity to explore Pittville's history on a more informal basis with members of 'Pittville History Works', a project of the Friends of Pittville.
This year's volume (free to Record Series subscribers, £30 to non-subscribers) provides for the first time a comprehensive listing and analysis of over 2,000 dissenters' meetings in Bristol and Gloucestershire - demonstrating the presence of dissent in virtually every community, large and small. In a wide-ranging introductory essay, the editor Anthea Jones sets out the historical context, and considers the source material. Numerous colour and B&W illustrations, plus three maps. There are full indexes to the more than 7,000 men and women who put their names to applications to set up meetings.