2017 Events

Listing all Nailsworth Society events for 2017 by calendar month


Sat 7th January
Society Tea Party
3pm in the Parish Room
Open to all members and prospective members

Mon 30th January, 7.30pm
LSG
The Quakers in Nailsworth – Val Kirby
(more information can be found on the poster here)


Mon 6th February, 7.30pm
ACMG
The Art of Paper Cutting – Jessica Palmer
(more information can be found on the poster here)

Mon 13th February, 7.30pm
LHRG
Memories of Chamberlains – Allan Beale

Mon 20th February, 7.30pm
GG
Pruning shrubs – Duncan Coombs

Thurs 23rd February, 9.30am
RG
Woodchester – Selsley ramble led by Allison Hope
(more information can be found on the poster here and menu choices here)

Saturday 25th February, 12 midday
TG
‘A Passionate Woman’, Saturday matinee at the Cheltenham Everyman
More information here

Mon 27th February, 7.30pm
LSG
The Changing Face of Stroud Town – Howard Beard
(more information can be found on the poster here)


Mon 6th March, 7.30pm
ACMG
A History of Mr Punch – Diana Humphrey

Mon 13th March, 7.30pm
LHRG
Nailsworth Baptists and their Gardens – Jane Butler (GLHA research project)

Wed 15th March, 12.30pm
TG
‘Nell Gwynn’, Malvern Theatre
More information here

Sat 18th March, all day
LHRG / GLHA
Gardens for Food, Fun & Flowers – at Churchdown Community Centre

Mon 20th March, 7.30pm
GG
Spring Show – Schedule of Classes will be on Notice Board and website

Thurs 23rd March, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Mary Saunders

Mon 27th March, 7.30pm
LSG
Vernacular Buildings of South Woodchester – Mike Hemming


Mon 3rd April, 7.30pm
ACMG
The Mystery of the Lost Caravaggio – Paul Butler

Mon 10th April,
6.45pm for 7.15pm start

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
In the Town Hall,
including The Walled Garden Project at the Museum in the Park, Stroud – Ann Taylor

Mon 17th April, 7.30pm
GG
Villa Gardens of the Italian Lakes – Robert Bryant

Mon 24th April, 7.30pm
LSG
Wildlife and Plants of the Forest of Dean – Peter Ralph

Thurs 27th April, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Angela & Jane


Mon 8th May, 7.30pm
LHRG
Visit to Nailsworth Archives : Hidden Treasures – Town Hall

Wed 10th May, 12.30pm
TG
‘Out Of Order’, Malvern Theatre
More information here

Mon 15th May, am
ACMG
Morning visit to studios of Liz Brooke Ward & Jackie Garner

Mon 15th May, 7.30pm
GG
Summer Containers and Baskets – demonstration by Liz Watson

Weds 24th May, 7.30pm
LSG
Falconry: description of modern usage, meet the birds, followed by flying demonstration – John Dowling.
At Nailsworth School. Note date.

Thurs 25th May, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Sue, Joe, Sharon & Keith


Mon 5th June, 7.30pm
ACMG
Russian Art: Realism to Revolution – Paul Chapman

Mon 12th June, 7.30pm
LHRG
Woodchester Mansion: Artistry’s haunting curse : the incomplete – Margaret Lister

Mon 19th June, Half day
GG
Half day outing to Daglingworth House (30 max)

Thurs 22nd June, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Mike Harvey

Mon 26th June, 7.30pm
LSG
Ugly Mugs (Gargoyles!) – John Putley


Mon 10th July, 7.30pm
LHRG
Guided walk around centre of Nailsworth – meet at Library

Tues 18th July, Full day
GG & ACMG
Joint visit: Hauser & Wirth Gallery / Gardens & Kilver Court Gardens, Somerset

Mon 24th July, 7.30pm
LSG
Geology and fossils of Robinswood Hill – Dr Alice Kennedy;
at Robinswood Hill

Thurs 27th July, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Elspeth & Caroline


Mon 21st August 7.30pm
GG
Neds and Bumps – James Cooper

Thurs 24th August 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Mary Saunders


Mon 4th September, 7.30pm
ACMG
Painting the Past: Bath before Jane Austen – Allan Phillipson

Mon 11th September, 7.30pm
LHRG
Freames, Pitt & Park Mills on the Inchbrook Stream – Betty Young

Mon 18th September, Half day
GG
Half day outing to Camers Garden, Old Sodbury

Mon 25th September, 7.30pm
LSG
Place Names and the Landscape – Simon Draper

Thurs 28th September, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by John & Sally


Mon 2nd October, 7.30pm
ACMG
The Story of W. F. Lee, Stroud Photographer – Howard Beard

Mon 9th October, 7.30pm
LHRG
Longfords & the redoubtable Mrs Playne – Jane Ford
(Joint meeting with Nailsworth WI at the Parish Room)

Mon 16th October, 7.30pm
GG
Rare and Unusual Plants – Paul Green of Green Leaves Nursery, Newent

Mon 23rd October, 7.30pm
LSG
Childhood Employment in Gloucestershire – John Loosley

Thurs 26th October, 9.30am
RG
Ramble led by Stuart Radford


Mon 6th November, 7.30pm
ACMG
Hands on Harps – Creagg Loutit-Vermaat & friends

Mon 13th November, 7.30pm
LHRG
The Simmonds of Minchinhampton: a very Gloucestershire family – Sue Brown

Mon 20th November, 7.30pm
GG
Members’ Gardens – share photos of plantings or problems. Mince pies & wine.

Thurs 23rd November, 9.30am
RG
Ramble

Sat 25th November, 7.00pm
RG
Ramblers’ Supper and AGM : Parish Room

Mon 27th November, 7.30pm
LSG
Atkyn’s Gloucestershire – Alan Pilbeam


Mon 4th December, 7.30pm
ACMG & LSG
Christmas Celebration – Tudor Christmas presented by “From Time to Time”
(with mince pies and mulled wine in the Parish Room).