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.
Chairman Alan Billinghurst 01823 490421
Secretary Judith Hincks 01823 490166
Speakers and events, 2019-20
The Society meets in the village hall on the third Wednesday of every month – unless otherwise stated. Hot drinks from 7:30pm, talks start at 8pm
Life Behind the Sideshows
A few Christmas customs
Airfields in the SW
Archaeology of Pompeii
SCC Road Safety,
Driving Safer for Longer
Eels & The Levels
Saturday 9th May
2:00pm to 4:00pm MAY FAIR in Church Road
A Lady with Altitude
Tales from the Quarter Sessions
Saturday 11th July
Summer Coffee Morning
15th July 7:00pm
ANNUAL FOOTPATH WALK
No meeting in August
SS Great Britain
21st October 7:45pm A.G.M.
followed at 8:00pm by Sarah Harris,
Marie Antoinette’s Guide to Farming
Publications by the Society include:
North Curry Camera
a collection of old photographs of the village, compiled by Hugh Bushell
North Curry ’99
a collection of contemporary photographs of the village, edited by Hugh Bushell
a history of North Curry School, written and compiled by Hugh Bushell
The Glorious Dead
a study of the North Curry War Memorial, written by Colin Trim
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