Sherborne Heritage Alliance Open Day
SOMERSET & DORSET FHS CENTRE, SHERBORNE sdfhs.org/ events/ sdfhs- events 01935 389611 Somerset & Dorset FHS hosts an open day in partnership with several local heritage groups, focusing on the Battle of Waterloo and its impact on the town of Sherborne.
openday@ sfhs.org.uk This brings together experts from FHS branches across the county, as well as a range of exhibitors. Peter Park will be talking about manorial records, while Eve McLaughlin will be taking to the stage to discuss the history of illegitimacy and adoption in the afternoon. Admission £3. Non-members welcome Local historian Anthea Lang shares gruesome tales from the past at this evening talk which is hosted by the Alnwick branch of Northumberland & Durham FHS.