Tea & Talks programme – Spring 2016

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Our supporters, the Friends of Weymouth Museum, organise an autumn and spring programme of interesting talks by local historians.

The talks are held at St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, DT4 9PJ. Doors open at 2pm when tea and biscuits are available, and the talk begins at 2.30pm. There is a small cost of £2 per person.

The spring programme begins on Monday 8 February:

8 February “When the Germans invaded Dorchester” by Brian Bates, Dorset historian and guide

15 February “The Crabchurch Conspiracy – Weymouth in the time of the Cival War” by Selwyn Williams, Town Hall custodian, local historian and author

29 February “The rebuiling of Swanage railway” by Brian Jackson, Dorset railway historian and author

7 March “The big bang in Bond Street – Weymouth in 1868” by Richard Samways, Weymouth Museum Local History Archivist and author

14 March “Nurse Craven – Weymouth Channel aspirant – what might have been” by Greg Schofield, local history researcher and Channel swimmer

21 March “Picking Darcy’s pocket – an exploration of Regency times based on what might be found in a gentleman’s pocket” by Gordon Le Pard, Dorset historian, marine archaeologist and author

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