This is to let you know that the next meeting of the History Group will be on Thursday 21st March at the Parish Hall starting at 7.30pm and will be a talk by Phillip Hoyland on Village Benefit/Friendly Societies. The history, organisation and function, importance in the lives of the individual members and in the village of the old village/parish friendly/benefit societies. The period covers from the late 18thC through to today. The annual feast day is looked at in some detail. Will also bring a selection of the brass emblems carried by the members of many of these ‘clubs’ including Bawdrip
Please note that there will be a charge of £2 to cover costs.