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Wyndham Hall Open Days

Wyndham Hall Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

The second of three open days at the Wyndham Hall in September 2023 This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated.  If you would like to donate, there will be a donations box on site or go to the SANHS website https://sanhs.org/ and use the Donate button. We suggest a donation of £5

Wyndham Hall Open Days

Wyndham Hall Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

The third of three open days at the Wyndham Hall in September 2023 This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated.  If you would like to donate, there will be a donations box on site or go to the SANHS website https://sanhs.org/ and use the Donate button. We suggest a donation of £5

Putting metalwork in its place: An analysis of the Late Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age finds from Somerset : A webinar by Dr Matthew Knight

Webinar

During the Late Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age (c.1150-600 BC), many bronze and gold objects were buried across Europe. This lecture will explore the meanings of metalwork deposition through the evidence from Somerset and investigate how the relationships between people, objects and places informed how and where artefacts were deposited as part of wider […]

The Revd. Thomas Gould, Vicar of Axbridge 1766 – 1796 – A talk by John Page

Somerset Heritage Centre Brunel Way. Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton

Thomas Gould was the vicar stated by Hannah More to be 'intoxicated about six times a week and very frequently prevented from preaching by two black eyes honestly earned by fighting' and 'the black shades of his character are too melancholy even to be sketched here.' How accurate was she? Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, […]

SANHS Associated Societies Day – CANCELLED

Methodist School Room, Watchet Opposite Car park in Harbour Rd

 *******  Unfortunately we have had to CANCEL this event.  Our sincere apologies to those who were planning to attend ******

Tone Works, Wellington – a Webinar by Dr Joanne O’Hara

Webinar

To register in advance for this Webinar, either email SANHS at: [email protected] Or to register directly, go to: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-1foO4T2QUWEG7YQXz5S9g   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar and reminder emails nearer the event. This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated.  If you would like to […]

SANHS Members’ General Meeting – Wyndham Hall Grand Re-Opening

Wyndham Hall Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

Wyndham Hall Grand Re-Opening & an opportunity to meet up with old friends from SANHS Martin Salzer will show a series of old photographs of East Coker from just after the last war. Chris Chanter will give his Glass Slide lecture with the Wyndham Hall magic lantern. This is a Free event, but donations are […]

GRADING OF WALKS

Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.

1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.