Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise indicated, all talks start at 7:30.

All events are free but non-members of the society are encouraged to make a donation of £3.

AGM 2021

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Society will take place on Tuesday, 5th October at 7.30 pm at The Dorford Centre, Bridport Road. We will be saying goodbye to Tess James as Chair and electing our new Chair and Vice Chair. We will also be presenting the results of our recent Members’ Survey and discussing how we as a Society can respond positively to a number of issues raised in the Survey.

The talk will also be accessible via ZOOM and Members will be sent the joining link via email.

Talk – Tuesday 7th September 2021 – The Potential Contribution of Urban Greening to a Post-COVID Dorchester

At our next ‘live’ talk on Tuesday, 7th September at 7.30 pm our guest speaker will be Richard Bradford. His talk is entitled ‘The Potential Contribution of Urban Greening to a Post-COVID Dorchester’.

Richard will provide a short overview of the benefits and issues involved in ‘greening’ urban areas like Dorchester and seek to stimulate discussion of what can be done in the County Town in the coming years.

Richard Bradford is an experienced conservation advisor who works in Dorset and Somerset. He has held positions with the RSPB, Somerset County Council, English Nature and as a consultant in private practice. He holds degrees in Botany from the University of Nottingham and and Landscape Design from Birmingham City University.

The talk will also be accessible via ZOOM and Members will be sent the joining link via email, if you are not a member and wish to come to the talk please email the secretary at info@dorchestercivicsociety.org.uk who will be in contact with you.