Speaker: Colin Spackman, Wellington Museum
The talk took a virtual walk around the town and included a look at the day the Minehead lifeboat came to town in September 1908.
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Late Summer Urban Ramble
A guided tour around Rockwell Green
At the first Society event since the Covid lockdown ended, Museum Curator Colin Spackman led a late summer ramble around Rockwell Green. The ramble took in the two water towers – a brick one built in 1885 to avoid a repeat of enteric fever epidemic of 1871/2 and an adjacent concrete tower built in 1935. The brick tower has a weather vane on the top with architect Edward Pritchard’s initials etched on it.
It’s the Pits! The Archaeology of Industry, Settlement and Landscape on the Blackdown Hills
Speaker : Bill Horner, Devon County Archaeologist
Talk spanning three million years from the Paleolithic era to the present day.
Town Twinning Talk
Speakers: Carol Moore & Roger Nunn
Talk covering the three towns twinned with Wellington Somerset – Lillebonne in France, Immenstadt in Germany & Torres Vedras in Portugal (pictured).