Current Programme

All meetings begin at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.  Cost Members £1  Non-members £2



Saturday July 8th [Date, time and venue now confirmed]


Workshop session

Frith Youth Centre at 2pm


This is an afternoon occasion specifically for those who have said they hope to write a chapter in our upcoming book, Chalford Parish in 40 Stories (working title). We plan to make this a collaborative session to help everyone. FYC has an Internet connection, so there will be some laptops available for use.

All other members are welcome, of course.












Wednesday July 12th

Visit to St Mary’s Mill (Please note the date, this is the second Wednesday in July. Numbers are restricted, so please contact our secretary Hilary Burgess).


Guided by Prof. Jenny Tann. We will initially meet at the canal Round House, for ease of parking.













Wednesday July 19th

Walk along Chalford High Street [Numbers are restricted, so please contact our secretary Hilary Burgess]


Mike Mills will repeat the guided walk along the High Street – initially open to those members who were on the list last year [when it had to be unfortunately cancelled] but thereafter will be opened to other members if there are spaces. An email will be circulated once the position is known.












Wednesday September 20th

Gloucesterhire Place Names

France Lynch Church Rooms


After our AGM, Dr Simon Draper will give an illustrated talk on Gloucestershire place names, many with a local flavour. For many years Simon worked on the Victoria County History for Gloucestershire and we can be sure of an extremely interesting evening.















Wednesday October 18th

Byways of Chalford

France Lynch Church Rooms


An illustrated talk by Roger Carnt on the Roads, Tracks and Paths of the area.
















Wednesday November 15th

Arts and Crafts Architecture

Frith Youth Centre


An illustrated talk by local expert Jenny Bailey – by popular request, a return visit on another aspect of the local Arts and Crafts Movement.











Wednesday January 17th 2018

The Great War – the women’s perspective

Frith Youth Centre


Di Wall is returning to give another illustrated talk.
















Wednesday February 21st 2018

The Stroud Workhouse

France Lynch Church Rooms


Chas Townley will give an illustrated talk on the Stroud Workhouse.











Wednesday March 21st 2018

Slide show

Frith Youth Centre


Mike Mills will give us another slide show- this time of the villages ‘on top of the hill’.





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