The Society always has a lively and varied programme of interesting talks and visits which are selected to appeal to a wide local audience. 

Talks are in the Cerne Abbas Village Hall and begin at 7:30pm

The 2017 Programme of Talks and Visits         


Thursday 26th January 2017



Thursday 23rd February

         The Lost Village of Tyneham:  Paul Fancy


Thursday 23rd March

         The Roman Army in Dorset:   Finds, Facts and Fiction :  John Smith


Thursday 27th April

          Dorchester and its Brewery-  The Life and Times of Eldridge Pope:  Jeremy Pope


Thursday 25th May

          Beatrice: A Kingston Lacy Housemaid:   David Smith


Thursday 22nd June

          The Geology of Cerne Abbas and its Influence on the Character of the Village (Guided walks to follow) :  John Charman


Monday 10th July

          Joint visit with CASH to Wells:  Bishop’s Palace and Gardens plus Cathedral


Thursday 28th September

          The Dissolution of the Monasteries, 1536 to 1540 :  George Bernard


Thursday 26th October

          Milestones and other Waymarkers around Dorset :  Mike Faherty


Thursday 23rd November

          The Bristol Slave Trade :  Mick Atkinson


Thursday 25th January 2018