NORTH CURRY SOCIETY

The objectives of the Society are to promote the appreciation, study and recording of the history and natural environment of the parish of North Curry. Meetings are held in the Village Hall at 8:00 pm on the third Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise stated).

Non-members are very welcome to attend on payment of a small charge.

The North Curry Society also sponsors the North Curry Archives, now constituted as a Trust, which is a collection of village archive material, including rural life artefacts and memorabilia, mainly collected by Mrs. Betty Koppa, BEM which is stored in the Archive Room above the Coffee Shop. For information on the archives or access to them, please contact the archivist of the North Curry Archive Trust, Mrs Betty Koppa at 6, Stoke Road, North Curry, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6LR - Tel. 01823 490404.
For further information on the archives visit the web page of the North Curry Archive Trust.

OFFICERS

Chairman Alan Billinghurst 01823 490421
Secretary Judith Hincks 01823 490166

 

SPEAKERS AND EVENTS

 

2017 2018 16th May
    Alex Morrice
18th October  7:40pm A.G.M. 17th January Climate Change in our Gardens
followed at 8pm by Ken Atherton  
Julian Comrie 'Twas Christmas Day in the Workhouse 20th June
Recent travels: more photographic journeys   Janet Few
  21st February Ducking stools, Dissenters, Debtors & Drunks
15th November David Akerman & Julian Comrie  
Speaker from EDF Travels in the Ottoman Dominions 18th July  7pm
Hinkley Point C   PARISH FOOTPATH WALK
  21st March  
20th December Eric Wynter August
David Birch Australia at last NO MEETING
The Art of Giving    
  18th April 19th September (note earlier date)
  Dudley Lloyd Thomas 7:40pm  A.G.M.
  My Life of Crime followed at 8pm by
    Julian Comrie

 

North Curry Society talks programme 2015-16

Publications by the Society include:

North Curry Camera

a collection of old photographs of the village, compiled by Hugh Bushell

Price: £5.00

North Curry '99

a collection of contemporary photographs of the village, edited by Hugh Bushell

Price: £5.00

School’s Cool

a history of North Curry School, written and compiled by Hugh Bushell   

Price: £5.00

The Glorious Dead

a study of the North Curry War Memorial, written by Colin Trim

Price: £4.00

The Village Map Printed copies (A3 or A2) Price: £6.00 or £9.00
The Village Map Tea Towels Price: £5.00

Available from the Society at meetings, or from the Coffee Shop or Archives