History Society

Wyck Beacon Bowl Barrow

Posted on

Bowl barrows were created from the Neolithic through to the Bronze Age in Great Britain. A bowl barrow is an approximately hemispherical mound covering one or more Inhumations or cremations. Where the mound is composed entirely of stone, rather than earth, the term cairn replaces the word barrow. The mound may be simply a mass […]

History Society

WOMEN TRAVELLERS AND EXPLORERS OF 19th & 20th CENTURY

Posted on

THE RISSINGTONS LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY WOMEN TRAVELLERS AND EXPLORERS OF 19th & 20th CENTURY a talk by Katherine Bradley An illustrated talk highlighting the reasons women travelled, and how changes in social and economic life made travelling for women easier than in earlier periods. When: Friday 17th May 2019 at 7.30pm Where: UPPER RISSINGTON SCHOOL […]

History Society

History Society – Guided Tour of Winchcombe

Posted on

Friday 12th April 11am for 11.30 tour. “Guided walk around Winchcombe” by David Aldred We will explore the ancient Saxon town of Winchcombe in search of its fascinating history and the remains of the Abbey. Tour lasts approx 90mins, followed by lunch. Details and to book a place – contact Alice Foster 01451 822766/ alice.shopping@talk21.com […]