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The Frenchay Tuckett Society
Autumn Newsletter 2009
Registered Charity No.1066961
8th October 2009
Bristol on Old Films
John Penny has been scanning old films in Bristol Record Office, and is bringing a selection of the more interesting ones to show us.
12th November 2009
The Americans in Bristol during World War II
And not just in the hospital! Derek Smith looks at the widespread presence in the Bristol area of our closest wartime ally.
Village Hall Centenary
14th January 2010
The Kennet & Avon Canal
Opened 200 years ago this year, the canal company had many Frenchay shareholders: two of them directors.
With Peter Jordan.
All talks 7.30pm
in the Quaker Meeting House, Beckspool Road, Frenchay. Admission £1
On Wednesday 21st October Avon Local History Associationís AGM will take place at 7.30pm at Keynsham Baptist Church, followed by a talk by Trevor Bowen on Nailsea Glass Works.
On Thursday 22nd October at 7.30, Alan Freke will be giving a talk in Downend Library about the museumís latest book, "Precise in Every Part".
Further information from the library.
Tel: 01454 868006
call Alan Freke 0117 9570942.
During October and November there is to be a display by the Village hall to mark their Centenary.
In January the Kennett and Avon Canal Trust are mounting an exhibition.
re-open on Wednesday 6th January.