West Wiltshire Branch Programme

West Wiltshire Branch Programme 2023-24

Branch contact All enquiries to Mrs Jenny Ladd jladd242@gmail.com tel 01373 830514

Venue: All talks start at 7.30pm and take place in St. Thomas’ Church Hall, York Buildings, Trowbridge, Wilts. BA14 8PT. Free parking on the road, limited free parking next to Church.

Associate membership £15 per year. Talks free to national HA members and students. Visitors £3.



Thursday 19 October 2023

Blood and Gunpowder: The building of Box Tunnel

Dinah Starkey


Thursday 16 November 2023

Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Wiltshire

Nick Baxter


Thursday 14 December 2023

Unbuilt Bath

Julian Orbach


Thursday 18 January 2024

Monmouth Rebellion

Gary Kearley


Thursday 15February 2024

Early Crime and Punishment in Wiltshire from Medieval Times to the 19th Century

Terry Bracher


Thursday 21 March 2024

Yesterday’s Runways – Airfields of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Bill King


Thursday 18 April 2024

Annual General Meeting to be followed by:

Derbyshire Well Dressings

Joan Harrington


Thursday 16 May 2024

1016 – 1066: Why the Vikings caused the Norman Conquest

Martyn Whittock