CONGRESBURY HISTORY GROUP Autumn  Programme 2017 (September to December)
 Wednesday 20 September  A walk along Hadrian’s Wall  -  In 2013 well known local author Ben Kane and two fellow writers undertook this walk dressed in full Roman kit, to raise funds for charity. A light, humorous talk and slide show, with some history. Wednesday 18 October My Family and Jack the Ripper -  We are pleased to welcome back Pat Hase who will entertain us  with a talk on the social history of the 19 th   century, which compares the lives of two women, one in Bristol and the other in London – and we will find out all about Pat’s possible connection to the notorious serial killer!  This talk will be preceded by a short AGM. Wednesday 15 November The Lost Cottages of Cheddar Gorge - This area has long attracted artists and photographers who have left us with a remarkable record of the community living around Gough’s Caves during the 19 th  and early 20 th   centuries.  Although most of this has now gone, tonight’s talk by Sue Shaw will help bring it back to life, through the many images captured by those early cameras. Wednesday 13 December Christmas Dinner at Mendip Spring Golf and Country Club – We hope you can join us for this celebration meal. Further details at our October meeting Please   Note:      All   meetings   at   7.30pm   for   7.45pm   prompt   start   are held in the Methodist Hall unless otherwise stated. New members/visitors welcome – Annual Membership £10 or £3 per meeting. Contact information:  Chair              Chris Short  01934 833764 Secretaries          Ann Gunner 01934 852701                                       Anne Dimmock   01934 838891 Treasurer: Geoff Pearson 01934 833485
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