A talk by local art historian Robert Field about 19th century artist William Joy, his work, and use of local Swanage residents as models in his nationally renowned and popular paintings. Free to members, non-members £3
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to offer our previously advertisd talk by Award winning photographer Maria Munn this Friday. Fortunately we have arranged for local artist, author and Illustrator Tony Kerins to give a presentation about his work based in Purbeck. We thank Tony for being able to do so at such … Read more
Our first talk of the Winter season promises to be a cracker – full details here: https://purbecksociety.co.uk/event/corfe-castle-revealing-the-ruins/
Purbeck Society members are invited to Suttles Swanworth quarry near Worth Matravers at 2pm on Wednesday 27th July. John Suttle has invited us to the quarry – full details here: https://purbecksociety.co.uk/event/swanworth-quarry-visit/
With apologies for the late notice, this event has had to be postponed and will now probably take place in early Autumn. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
The Purbeck Society has organised a visit and guided walk around the Dorset Cider Farm on Wednesday 18th May from 1pm. There is the opportunity for members, and non-members, to hear about this successful local industry, see the orchards, sample and buy their products. The orchards and farm shop lie at Lower Bushey Farm, BH20 5JP. … Read more
Remarkable images of the sea floor in Weymouth Bay provide newinsights into the geology of the Jurassic Coast.
Following the publication by the Purbeck Society of the Swanage Local Survey of Non-designated Heritage Assets, you may be interested in the Dorset Council page on the subject which includes a great deal of information on the subject – https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/planning-buildings-land/public-land-and-buildings/the-dorset-local-heritage-list