The objectives of the society are to promote the appreciation, study and recording of the history and natural environment of the parish of North Curry.
The Society also sponsors the North Curry Archives, a fascinating collection of village records, rural life artefacts and memorabilia that can be seen in the Archive Room above the Coffee Shop.
The Society meets in the village hall on the third Wednesday of every month - unless otherwise stated. Hot drinks from 7:30pm, talks start at 8pm
Non-members are very welcome to attend on payment of a small charge.
For further information please contact the Chairman, Colin Trim, on 01823 490337 or email
Publications and merchandise produced by the Society are on sale at meetings.
Speakers and events 2023/24
|20th September||Sir Peter Wallis KCB CMG||25 Years in HM Diplomatic Service|
|Ex-High Commissioner on life and diplomacy in Namibia and Malta.|
|18th October||John Clarke||Barrington Court|
|A virtual tour by one of the Court’s guides.|
|15th November||Chris Sidaway||The Coleridge Way|
|Across the Quantocks in the footsteps of the Romantic Poets.|
|13th December||Capt. Alex Morrice RN||Emma, Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson|
|A famous relationship examined! Preceded by festive snacks!|
|17th January||Angela Dix||The Evolving North Curry Parish Registers|
|Local Historian takes a fresh look at the history of the village.|
|21st February||Stephen Locke||George Marston: Explorer, Artist and Rural Handicrafts Adviser|
|From the Antarctic with Shackleton to a grave in East Lyng !|
|20th March||Richard Peters||The Sedgemoor Rebellion|
|Ex-Battlefield Guide on our own local military engagement.|
|17th April||Esther Hoyle ( Somerset Heritage Trust)||Tracing the History of Your Somerset House|
|With so many listed buildings in the village this must be of interest to so many members and guests.|
|15th MAY||Keith Gibbs||Voyage to Arcturus|
|A short journey (37 light years) across the Universe to the brightest star in the northern constellation of Boötes.|
|19th June||Members Evening|
|Short presentations by members on their personal topics of local interest.|
|17th July||Annual General Meeting and Summer Social|