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Weymouth Civic Society

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N.B. NEW REGULAR MEETING VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


“Sir James Thornhill”
A talk by Jeremy Barker

“Every picture tells a story:
the built environment”

A talk by Graham Perry

Visit to underground mine workings at Albion Quarry
Please book your place with
Keith Holdaway - 07712 299903
Meet at the Quarry

The Mulberry Harbour Caisons in Portland Harbour
A talk by Pauline Crump

t.b.a.


N.B. NEW REGULAR MEETING VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Activities and Information





Monday
15 April

Monday
20 May


Saturday
1 June
1-00 pm




Monday
17 June


Monday
15 July

Local Planning
The Society monitors planning applications in the area, and makes observations and offers opinions to the local authorities. It endeavours to raise public awareness of developments which may involve threats to the enjoyment of local places and structures of historic or architectural interest.

Local Business and Developments
The Society recognises that the development of the local economy and  improving the overall prosperity of the area are key to the achievement of their primary objectives. Compromises sometimes have to be made, and to ensure that these are always carefully considered, the Society is endeavouring to develop close links with the local authorities and the local business community.

Useful Links

Weymouth Museum
Dorchester Museum

Dorchester Civic Society
Bournemouth Civic Society
The Twentieth Century Society
Thomas Fowell Buxton Society

Civic Voice - Promoting Civic Pride.
Civic Voice Sandys Lecture 2015

Dorsetforyou - Local authority info. site
Dorsetforyou - Wey & Portland Planning

Dorsetforyou - Council & Democracy
Dorsetforyou -Portland Town Council
Dorsetforyou -Chickerell Town Council

Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce.
Weymouth Town Business Improvement District.
Weymouth Tourist Guide

Love Weymouth - for locals & visitors
WeAreWeymouth.co.uk - Local information

Charity Commission
(Weymouth Civic Society Pages of the CC site)

Programme of Meetings  2019

Regular open meetings are arranged to hear talks and discuss topics of interest. All are welcome. Unless stated otherwise they take place  at 7-30pm at (Venue t.b.a.) on the third  Monday of the month.

Please check for latest info. in the diary list below.

All the regular monthly meetings include a briefing and discussion on planning topics of topical interest


Nothe Fort

Leased  by the Civic Society from the local council, the fort is operated independently by a small professional management team supported by an army of volunteers. Click  the button below  to go direct to the Fort website.

Go to The Nothe Fort

Enjoy a visit to the The Nothe Fort.

One of Weymouth’s most historic buildings

Weymouth Past

Interested in the Weymouth of the past? Have a look at these U tube Videos.

Weymouth Now and Then Weymouth Past & Present Weymouth to Easton Railway Weymouth Harbour Tramway

Town Walks
The Society has produced “Town Walks” leaflets, and worked with the local authority on a scheme to place brown information plaques on buildings of historic and architectural interest.

Tudor House

Bequeathed to the Civic Society in 1977 by local architect Wamsley Lewis, Tudor House is operated entirely by volunteers.
Click the button below to see more.

Go to our Tudor House Page