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The Fordingbridge Historical Society
The Fordingbridge Historical Society is a non-profit making society, affiliated to the British Association for Local History.The Society promotes interest in all aspects of local and National History with a full and programme of Winter lectures from November to March by experts in their field followed by Summer visits in April to September to places of local and national interest and significance. We also host two member social events each year: a buffet with wine at the AGM and a lunch in the Summer at a carefully selected location.The Society initiates and becomes involved in local activities that the committee believes to be in within its aims, and awards two history prizes annually to students at the Burgate School and sixth Form complex.The Society mixes education with entertainment and social activities for the benefit of members with a representative committee to ensure these aims are met.We welcome new members and visitors to lectures and summer visits are always welcome for a small charge (in addition to visit charge)Contact number: Alastair Dalrymple Secretary 01425 653407 email@example.com
What We Do
Areas of InterestThe Grave of August JohnJane Oliver - local AuthorBoscombe Down Aviation CollectionNew Forest Remembers ProjectBooks of local interest
Monday 13 AUGUST 2PM – DEANS COURT, WIMBORNE (OWN CAR OR WE CAN ARRANGE CAR SHARE)An elegant historic house set in ancient gardens, close to the centre of Wimborne Minster in Dorset. Run by Sir William and Lady Hanham, Deans Court has been in Sir William's family for nearly 500 years. The tour brings to life the 1,300-year story of a manor house at the centre of a rural English community. Beginning with an introduction to the history of the house and the Hanham family, visitors are guided through the rooms where 500 years of ancestral portraits still grace the walls. Afterwards visitors may wish to have tea in the cafe or browse in the Home Store which sells a large selection of vintage and contemporary lifestyle products sourced from all over the world. Members and guests may also wish to it visit the Priest’s House Museum in Wimborne (not included).Web site: https://www.deanscourt.org/Cost per person £15.00 - visitors welcomePlease contact Alastair Dalrymple by 28 July using this firstname.lastname@example.org