Meeting are held on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm in the Museum. Entry is free for members. Guests are welcome (£3).

* Newly announced


October 16 – Tom Mayberry – Tom Poole and Coleridge

October 23Friends of the Museum of Somerset Annual Lectureto be held in the Great Hall of the Museum (7.30pm)  – Steve Poole (Professor of History & Heritage & Director of the Regional History Centre at the University of the West of England) – “I Will Not Call Them a Mob – Magistrates, Bread Riots and the Gallows in Early Nineteenth Century Somerset”. BOOKING IS RECOMMENDED – See the ‘Latest News’ page for full details including information on how to book.

November 20 – John Hudson – Life at the Seashore

December 18 – Green Matthews – Museum event in place of normal meeting                                                                    Discounted tickets for FotMoS members


January 15 – Wendy Luttley (volunteer archival researcher) – Wellington Monument: some aspects of its history and conservation

February 19 – Candy Adkins – ‘Spitfire Girl’ Jackie Moggridge

* March 19 – Edward Wells – Misericords

* April 16 – Desmond Atkinson (university of Exeter) – Somerset and the Wars of the Roses

May 21 – Marilyn Smith – 19th century rings and their significance