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"We wish to thank you for providing a highly researched and excellently delivered lecture."

The Friends of the Yeatman
Hospital, Sherborne

 

Talks and Lectures

Luke speaks regularly to societies and groups on topics of local, social and family history. To book a talk or ask about other topics, please enquire here.

Forthcoming events

On the Parish: Life in Dorset's Workhouses

Tuesday 15th February 2022 at the Methodist Church Hall, Gillingham

Gillingham Local History Society

On the Parish: Life in Dorset's Workhouses

Monday 28th February 2022 at Highlands End Caravan Park, Eype

Beaminster Probus Club

On the Parish: Life in Dorset's Workhouses

Saturday 7th May 2022 at Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum, Dorchester

Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum

On the Parish: Life in Dorset's Workhouses

Wednesday 22nd June 2022 at the Red House Museum & Gardens, Christchurch

Red House Museum & Gardens

Hospital Blues: Nursing in Sherborne during the First World War

Wednesday 16th November 2022 at Stourton Caundle Village Hall

Stourton Caundle Welcome Club

Selected past events

"Hospital Blues": Nursing in Sherborne during the First World War

Saturday 2nd November 2019 at the Digby Hall, Sherborne

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil National Trust Association

 

On the Parish: Life in the Victorian Workhouse

Monday 15th July 2019 at the Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne

East Dorset Group of the Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

 

"Hospital Blues": Nursing in Dorset during the First World War
Tuesday 5th February 2019 at the Cheap Street Methodist Church Hall, Sherborne
Sherborne Ladies Probus Club

 

Plotted, Pieced and Ploughed: A Short History of Leigh

Saturday 14th July 2018 at St. Andrew's Church, Leigh

In aid of St. Andrew's Church

 

"Hospital Blues": Nursing in Dorset during the First World War

Wednesday 14th March 2018 at the Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne

Friends of the Yeatman Hospital

John Samuel Wanley Sawbridge Erle-Drax: Villain or Victim?

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at Cerne Abbas Village Hall

Cerne Abbas Historical Society

 

"Passion and Genius": The Forgotten Life of Canon C. H. Mayo

Wednesday 15th November 2017 at The Allendale Centre, Wimborne

East Dorset Heritage Group

"Hospital Blues": Nursing in Dorset during the First World War

Thursday 2nd November 2017 at the Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne

Sherborne Museum

John Samuel Wanley Sawbridge Erle-Drax: Villain or Victim?

Wednesday 9th November 2016 at Yetminster Village Hall

Hundred of Yetminster Historical Society

Hospital Blues: Nursing in Sherborne during the First World War, November 2017