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Wincanton Museum is keen to borrow artefacts that will tell us the story and remind us of those who died or took part in the First World War.
On Friday 27th September, born and bred Wincantonian Gill D'Arcy will be telling a Wincanton Museum and History Society audience her story of what it's been like to live in the town.
Wincanton Museum and History Society held their annual Garden Party in the Balsam Centre gardens on Saturday 3rd August where Canon Alan Watson was thanked for his years as a Trustee.
On Saturday 30th March 2013 Wincanton Museum re-opened at the Towns Library and was officially opened by local MP David Heath. Luckily, Wincanton Window had two people in attendance who were happy to record the event.
If that leaves you baffled you are not alone, but local Historian Roger Ford will tell you all about it on Friday 22nd February in an illustrated talk to the Wincanton Museum and History Society.
The Mounted Police in Victorian London is the subject of an interesting talk to the Wincanton and District Museum and History Society on Friday 25th January in the Balsam Centre. All are welcome!
Organised by Wincanton Museum and History Society, local historian and railway enthusiast Peter Lewis gives an illustrated talk on the much loved Somerset and Dorset Railway at the Balsam Centre on Friday 30th November.
On Friday 20th July in the Balsam Centre a retired soldier and member of the Queen's bodyguard will be giving us an illustrated talk on the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
Museum and History Society members, together with councillors and other supporters, met for a garden party cream tea to thank museum secretary Jeff Kingaby on his retirement.
Frank Foster’s guided walk around Wincanton on Friday 25th May attracted a record crowd, fascinated by our fascinating local history. Did you know there used to be 52 pubs in the town?
On Friday 25th May Frank Foster will be leading one of his famous walks around Wincanton. Discover Wincanton's quirky and fascinating history for yourself, starting at 7.30pm at the Balsam Centre.
Art Historian Hendrika Foster has chosen for her illustrated talk on Friday 27th April the fascinating story of the mosaics of Ravenna. This Italian city was the scene of the fading of the Roman Empire.
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