Poole Museum
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Opening times:
Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm
Sun 12noon - 4pm

Closed Christmas Eve pm, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

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Poole Museum Society

Poole Museum Society is open to everyone having ties with Poole or an interest in its history and heritage. It supports and promotes Poole Museum and its activities.

The society meets monthly from September to April, usually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, for talks of historical interest, often linked to Poole or Dorset.

For further information on how to become a member Poole Museum Society please click here

Hengistbury Head: history, events personalities and curious schemes

Date
17/10/2018 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wed 17th Oct 2018 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

A colourful and entertaining journey round Hengistbury Head with Steve Roberts.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com

Treswell’s Survey of Purbeck

Date
21/11/2018 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 21st Nov 2018 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Mark Forrest, editor of the recently published facsimile of the survey, describes this vivid depiction of a Tudor landscape on the eve of great change

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com   

Dorset Victoria Crosses 1855-1940

Date
12/12/2018 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 12th Dec 2018 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Kevin Patience tells the stories of the nineteen men with Dorset connections awarded Britain’s highest military decoration. Followed by our Christmas social and bring-and-share buffet.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com  

 

The Newfoundland Connection

Date
16/01/2019 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 16th Jan 2019 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Dr. Alan Perry OBE ONL will talk about on his own and Poole’s links with the island which shaped the town’s history through the salt cod trade.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com 

The Plague or not the Plague?

Date
20/02/2019 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 20th February 2019 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Gary Edwards examines the evidence on Poole’s medical past. Warning – may include graphic visuals!

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com   

Modern Beaches for a Modern Town: Developing Poole’s seafront in the 1920s and ‘30s

Date
20/03/2019 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 20th Mar 2019 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Ken Standing describes how Poole’s beaches were transformed nearly a century ago to create a modern resort for holiday makers.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2 
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com   

Annual General Meeting followed by: Skinner Street Chapel: Divisions, Diffusion & Decline

Date
17/04/2019 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 7.30 - 9.00pm

Poole Museum, 5th floor meeting room

Kit Pearce tells the story of the Skinner Street congregation, its growth, discipline, schisms and splits. To be followed by a bring-and-share buffet.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. Charge for non-members: £2
See the society blog at: https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com   

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