Wiltshire Museum Events



Bush Barrow Small Lozenge


9:30 am, Saturday, 28 October, 2017


09.30 Registration

10.00 Chairman’s Introduction - Mike Stone

10.05 Food Production in North Wiltshire 1660-1960 (Mike Stone)

10.50 Coffee

11.10 Bus Services in North Wiltshire and Surrounding Areas 1955-1985 (Geoff Hobbs)

12.00 Trouble at the Mill - Problems and solutions of the cloth trade in West Wiltshire and Somerset (Stuart Burroughs)

12.50 Lunch (not provided – see below)

14.15 The return of the Iron Duke, an early rubber machine, to Bradford-on-Avon (Roger Clark)

15.00 Tea

15.25 Adventures in Aviation - Some lesser known aspects of the Boscombe Down industrial landscape (Bob Clarke)

16.30 Conference closes

The ticket price includes morning coffee and afternoon tea, but not lunch. There are many cafes, pubs, restaurants and sandwich bars in the town where lunch may be taken. For those bringing their own lunch Hillworth Park is 400 yards away up Long Street.

The location for the conference is Devizes Town Hall, St John's Street, Devizes. There is limited on-street parking. Long stay parking (pay and display) is available at STATION ROAD CAR PARK (SN10 1BZ).


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Telephone – 01380 727369
Visit – Wiltshire Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes

Payment is required with booking. We reserve the right to automatically cancel bookings five days before the event if payment has not been received.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
As a small independent charity we have a number of fixed costs, and cannot afford to run events at a loss. In the event of cancellation by the purchaser:

* More than 14 days before the event – full refund*
* Between 14 days and 5 days – 50% refund*
* Less than 5 days – no refund

*A £2.50 administration fee will be deducted from all refunds.

If we have a waiting list, or are able to resell the ticket before the event, then a full refund will be issued, less the £2.50 administration fee.

If events, lectures, outings or workshops are cancelled at short notice by the Society a full refund will be offered.

No responsibility can be accepted by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (the Society) for accidents or injury sustained during the course of any event arranged by the Society.

Cost:   £14 (£12 WANHS members)
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Wiltshire Museum
41 Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NS
Telephone: 01380 727369
Email: hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
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