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Highnam Heritage AGM

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The annual AGM of Highnam Heritage will be held on Wednesday 22nd January at Highnam Court.

The AGM is open to anyone who wishes to come. This will include members and non members.

It will start at 6.30pm and Roger Head will be giving a talk on the Lord of Lassington.

Discover more about Lassington and Severn Vale

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A mysterious tower stands alone in Lassington Lane. Where are the houses that once stood there? Who lived there?

What happened there? Why did the River Severn draw people to this area?

COME AND FIND OUT – Find us in the Highnam Parish Room.

Wednesday 13th November – 7.30pm         Doors open at 7.00pm for a glass of wine?

An illustrated talk on Lassington and The Severn Vale by historian Dr. Simon Draper.

Everyone very welcome. Non-members £3.00

Dr. Simon Draper Resume.

Dr Simon Draper is Assistant Editor of the Oxfordshire Victoria County History (VCH), having previously worked for the VCH in Gloucestershire (2007-10), and for the University of the West of England’s ‘Family Names of the United Kingdom’ research project, which resulted in the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland (2016). A landscape archaeologist by training, his primary research interests lie in the Anglo-Saxon period and with the relationship between place-names and archaeology. He is the author of Landscape, Settlement, and Society in Roman and Early Medieval Wiltshire (2006), and also edits the annual Transactions of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.

Highnam Heritage Exhibition – Highnam Church

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Highnam Heritage Exhibition

How much do you really know about Highnam?

Come and find out about your village’s fascinating history. Buildings, battles and characters!

21st – 22nd September at Holy Innocents church, Highnam.  12.00 – 5.00

Delicious Cakes + Drinks

FREE ENTRY – Donations Welcome

This is part of the Gloucester History Festival