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The Blaise and Henbury video

This splendid and timeless video with its historical content, scenic interest and lively re-enactments directed and produced by Keith Sheather in 2004 is available for sale. As you will see from the original poster / flyer the concessionary sa le price of £2.50 to members is good value for the video with additional material. Proceeds go into Conservation Society coffers. Non-members will be asked to pay £5.00 which includes postage in the UK

If you wish to acquire one or more DVDs please use the Contact Us form in the main menu. If no email drop a line and cheque to Henbury Conservation Society, The Old House, Rectory Gardens, Bristol, BS10 7AQ

Blaise Video - original flyer

New website

The Conservation Society now has its own site here. Thanks are due to Henbury & Brentry Community Council for allowing us to have pages on their site until now.

All the material that was previously on the Community Council site is now here. Just use the Search link (top right of screen) to locate any item.

Good browsing


AGM 17th October 2012

The meeting commenced at 19:30 in Henbury Village Hall

Present: Chris Carroll (Chair), Tim Parkinson (Secretary) and 18 members.

Apologies: Andrew Chugg ( Treasurer ), Lisa Parkinson, Margaret & Steve Condliffe, Elf & Dennis Harris, Fran Greenfield, Morris & Juliet Venables, Linda Robinson, Joyce Steele, Charles & Ann Claxton.

Welcome and Chairman’s report

Chris Carroll opened the meeting by welcoming everyone. Continue reading AGM 17th October 2012

Amelia Edwards – 17 October 2012

Following the Annual General Meeting Dr Aidan Dodson from Bristol University Department of  Archeology and Anthropology and the Egypt Society of Bristol gave us a fascinating account of the life of Amelia Edwards. Amelia Edwards was primarily responsible for obtaining funding for the proper recording of excavations. She did this through the Egypt Exploration Fund she set up and raised most of the funds.
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