September 2023 – April 2024

27th September 2023
Seated one day at the organ
Dr. Francis Burroughes
Now a churchwarden at St. Peter and Paul’s, Lufton, Dr. Burroughes shares amusing anecdotes from his 50 years as a church organist.

25th October 2023
A History of Tintinhull School
Denny Robbins (TLHG)
From contemporary documents and personal memories.
This meeting will be preceded by the (short) AGM.

22nd November 2023
Finding Eliza Carr
Terry Ransome
Formerly of the British Schools Museum, Hitchin. Inspired by a sampler worked by Elizabeth Carr when she attended The British School, Bratton (east of Frome). Elizabeth’s subsequent move to London and her return to Wiltshire are followed and the progress of education in the mid 19th Century is noted.

13th December 2023
The Twelve Days of Christmas
TLHG Members
A sociable, seasonable gathering with music and good cheer, as we uncover the  origins of some familiar carols

24th January 2024
Somerset women
Esther Hoyle
A study from the archives of the South West Heritage Trust.

28th February 2024
The Archives, the Maps and the Historic Environment Record: what they can tell you about Tintinhull and beyond.
Clive Barker and Denny Robbins (TLHG)
With items and maps from the village archive.

27th March 2024
The Parish Registers: A social history.
Ted Udall
A light hearted look at the origins of these documents which were instituted during the reign of Henry VIII.

24th April 2024
Did the Silk Route reach Tintinhull?
Judy Miller (TLHG)
With photographs of items from the collection at Tintinhull House. The talk describes oriental objects as well as the imitations produced in Britain to satisfy public demand in the 17th to 20th Centuries. A small collection of pieces will be on display.

Events start at 7.30 pm and are held in Tintinhull Village Hall.
Doors open 7:15 pm when coffee and biscuits will be available.
Entry per meeting : Members £1, Visitors £3 including light refreshments.