Frampton Village Society – Programme of talks 2020

A warm welcome is extended to everyone to come to our series of illustrated talks held in Frampton on Severn which we hope will be of interest to local people. The talks are on Friday evenings starting at 7.30pm in our Village Hall and are organised by Frampton on Severn Village Society, which raises funds for various village projects.

You need not be a member of the Society to attend and the cost is £3.50/per person, but entrance is cheaper for members and tea/coffee plus biscuits are provided for all!
Should you be interested in becoming a member, please contact Paul Bradly on 01452 742184 or at:

Last year’s subjects included topics such as the Great Severn Estuary Flood, Frampton on Severn in the Victorian period, Social history of the Stroud Valleys, the Gloucester poet FW Harvey, some locally based songs and poems, photographic journeys and even the Lock Ness Monster.

This year’s programme promises to be no less varied and entertaining:

Frampton on Severn Village Society 2020 programme of talks:

  • 24th January: The Downton’s Story – Anne & Andy Downton recall this local success story from it’s roots to the present day.
  • 28th Feb: My year as Lord Mayor of Gloucester – Chris Witts.
  • 27th March: From Elmore to Baghdad & Mogadishu – James Littleton reflects on working in conflict countries.
  • 24th April: History of Saul junction – Tony Condor.
  • 22nd May: Tales of a Country Auctioneer – Philip Taubenheim. Bring your artefact for an opinion.
  • 3rd July: Sir Peter Scott, Life and Impact – Jackie Harris.
  • 14th August: to Scott House, the purpose-built home which hosted the world of conservation.
  • 25th September: A Year in the life of a Wildlife Photographer – Philip Muggeridge.
  • 23rd October: AGM & Bill Wood Award.
  • 27th November: James Clifford, Elizabethan Entrepreneur – Rose Hewlett.
  • (5th December: Annual Christmas Dinner)