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Hope United Reformed Church, 8 Trinity Street, Weymouth, DT4 8TW

TALKS BEGIN AT 2.30PM  –  tea & biscuits served between 2pm – 2.30pm

Members of FOWM:  £2.00         Visitors:  £3.00

Date Subject Speaker

Monday Feb 14




The history and archaeology of Tumbledown Farm – which is being turned into a community asset by Weymouth Town Council.


David Northam

Chairman, Dorset Diggers Community Archaeology Group


Monday Feb 21




History of Portland Part ll

Continuing the history of this historic island.


Stuart Morris

Portland Historian and author


Monday Feb 28





Decades of Change – Transport in Weymouth in the years from 1985 – 2005, the upheavals of nationalisation and de-regulation




David Riches

Weymouth Historian

Volunteer Researcher at Weymouth Museum & author



Monday Mar 7




The rise and fall and rise and ……. of Sandsfoot Castle.



David Carter

Maritime Historian

Editor of ‘By-the-Wey’


Monday Mar 14



The Life of a Georgian child.  What it was like to be a child in Georgian times – education, clothing and family life.


Gordon Le Pard

Retired Archaeologist

Dorset Historian and author



Monday Mar 21



Video memories of Weymouth – A selection of film clips from the Museum’s Archive  

Graham Perry

Chairman of the FOWM

Volunteer Researcher at Weymouth Museum



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The new entrance facilities were only made possible through an emergency fund from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

We have also benefitted from the active support of The Friends of Weymouth Museum.