By Bob Clarke Photographs by Peter and Debra Melsom
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Welcome to the website of the Historical Society of Royal Wootton Bassett. On these pages you will find information about the society, events and how you can participate. You don't even have to be a member. £10 per year, £2 per session
February 13th 2014: A Brief History of Gloucester Cathedral.
Speaker: Richard Cann
An architectural and historical presentation of the cathedral. 1000 years of history in a 50 minute talk. Everything from Henry VIII to the present day.
Please note programme might change at short notice. Please ring Viv on 01666 511195 the week of the talk if you are in any doubt.
March 13th 2014: The White Rajah of Sarawak
Speaker: Dr. John Belt
In 1838, James Brooke, an explorer and sdventurer, set out to seek his fortune in the East Indies. This talk will present the story of the man known to history as the Rajah Brooke - the first of the White Rajahs.
7:30 - 9:30
Every 2nd Thursday of the month
Sept - June
Civic Centre on Station Road RWootton Bassett.
President Bob Clarke