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Blagdon Local History Society

We kick off our new programme for 2024/25 with:-

‘From sheep to shirts: how wool made Somerset’ with Ken Parsons, on 13th March, 7.30pm in Court Lodge.

Ken writes, ‘For centuries wool was a key foundation of the Somerset economy. This talk will tell the story of how the industry developed over time, leaving a lasting legacy we can see in many locations in the county even today’.

Next month: April 10th, ‘Wrington Curiosities’ with local historian Mark Bullen.

Do come and join us in the Club.  Non-members £2.50 to include refreshments.

Or consider becoming a member, single £12, couple £20. (Andrew Barnes –

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Remember, our publications, including the updated Village Trail, are available in the Village Stores or from any committee member.