Group Category: History and Social History

  • Genealogy South Group

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  • Discovering Churches

    This is a group of people with a passion for the history and architecture of local churches. The aim is to discover and explore the historic and artistic character of the many churches of all denominations in the Bristol region. Each month a different member will select a church and arrange a visit. (It is… Read more

  • Discovering Villages 1

    An enjoyable way of getting to know some of the lovely villages within easy reach of the City. We drive to the chosen village independently, arriving at a coffee shop if possible. Every member of the group is required to research a village once a year either as a couple or singles can join up… Read more

  • Discovering Villages 2

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  • Discovering Villages 3

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  • Exploring Bristol

    Group members are encouraged to research then lead a walk at least once a year, either individually or with another group member. It could vary from a short tour of a historic place, or up 4/5 miles with a walk around parts of the city or further afield. Sometimes we just meander around a pleasant… Read more

  • Family History, North Bristol

    It is not a course – members’ interests and experience are too diverse for that. Sometimes we agree a theme to pursue for part of several meetings. We have books to borrow and magazines to share. At present the group is not really suitable for complete beginners, but 1 to 1 tuition can be offered… Read more