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

NORTH CURRY SOCIETY SPEAKERS AND EVENTS 2019
Talks start at 8pm

20th March
Janet Few
Ducking stools, Dissenters,
Debtors & Drunks

 
17th April
Ken Atherton
My little rubber ducky
 
Saturday 11th May 2pm-4:30pm
MAY FAIR
Come and visit our stall
 
15th May
David Elkington
Romans & Britons
 
19th June
John Crabb
Wild mammals
 
17th July 7pm
ANNUAL FOOTPATH WALK
Starting outside Village Hall
 
August
NO MEETING
 
18th September
Keith Gibbs
Chinese Physics
 
16th October (note date)
7:45pm  A.G.M.
followed at 8pm by a talk (tbc)

 

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