The Society began creating webinars when Covid made our live events impossible. It turned out to be a real success, and since then we’ve hosted a variety of brilliant talks from speakers far and wide. Click below to view them for free.
Chris Chanter and Lizzie Induni are in the Wyndham Hall to discuss the building's history, its community value across a hundred years, and the exciting future SANHS is creating here.
The Hall has now been nominated for the Local List, giving it legal recognition and protection. Nominate your local heritage at https://swheritage.org.uk/local-heritage-list
27 January 2022
Tony, who has been working with the Early Dunster Project, takes a look at some of the carpentry techniques found in the historic buildings of Dunster, with the subtle variations and personal touches that carpenters seem to have applied to their work through the centuries.
27 January 2022
Bruce Induni is a lecturer in the conservation of historic buildings but in the past has worked on the conservation of historic monuments. In this talk he will discuss the very specific challenges of repairing and conserving ruined buildings.
13 January 2022
David Victor talks about Lord Ashburton and his very extensive estate interests in Wiveliscombe and Milverton and local villages.
13 November 2021
Martyn Barber (Historic England) gives his talk "Rash Speculators and Competent Authorities – Encounters past and present with Somerset’s Bronze Age metalwork". Part of SANHS' Bronze Age Day.
2 October 2021
'Somerset's coast is a place of great diversity, in its landscapes, and in its wildlife. From lower shore rock pools, the birds on the beaches, to plant and insect life on cliff tops and dunes, it really is a place of wonder, and it’s on our doorstep!'
10 July 2021