Heritage Wem Weekend 14th - 15th September 2019
Saturday 14th September.
9.30am - 4.30pmWhitchurch Rd. Cemetery - Chapel & Graveyard. Friends of Whitchurch Road Cemetery will be present to answer questions - Hazel Adkins. [Whitchurch Road]
10.15am- 11.45amHistory of the Methodist Church, Conacher Pipe Organ and the Millennium Chapel/Mortuary. A talk and tour led by Tom Edwards. [Methodist Church, Aston Street]
11.00am - 12.00pmGhost Building: Talbot Inn, Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery, Dome Supermarket - illustrated talk given by Oliver & Shelagh Richardson. Limited Numbers. [Wem Library, High Street]
11.30am - 12.45pmWem History - Drop-in & Reminiscence. Bring your image/photos of Wem for discussion and scanning with Dr George Nash. Limited Numbers. [Wem Library, High Street]
1.15pm - 2.00pmTour of Chapel St: History - British School, Cemetery, led by Oliver Richardson [Start - Baptist Church, Chapel Street.]
2.15pm - 2.45pmdTalk: How to record a Historic Standing Building by Dr George Nash. [Church Hall, High Street]
3.00pm - 3.45pm Castle Hotel - History of the pub with a report of the old timbers study - exhibits & images with Richard Lear & Dr George Nash [Castle Hotel, High Street]
4.00pm - 4.45pm Guided Tour - Parish Church, Memorial, Church Hall, Castle Mound led by David Smith. [St Peter & St Paul's Church, High Street]
10.00am - 1.00pm Book and Information display of historic buildings, Wem & Beyond. Provided by Wem Library and Wem Civic Society. [Wem Library, High Street]
2.00pm - 5.00pm Industrial Wem - a photographic display plus rolling Images of Wem. [Church Hall, High Street]
Sunday 15th September
11.00am - 5.00pm Whitchurch Rd. Cemetery - Chapel & Graveyard. Friends of Whitchurch Road Cemetery will be present to answer questions - Glyn Brace. [Whitchurch Road]
11.30am - 1.15pmTour: Historical houses in the High Street with Ged & Margaret Seacombe, Sue Challis, Pete Thistlewaite. [Meet at Church Hall, High Street].
2.00pm - 2.45pm Guided Tour - Parish Church, Memorial, Church Hall, Castle Mound led by David Smith. [St Peter & St Paul's Church, High Street]
2.30pm - 3.00pm Wem History - Drop-In session - Bring in your photos and exhibits of Old Wem with Dr George Nash. [Church Hall, High Street]
3.00pm - 4.00pm Reminiscence Session - shops and industrial Wem; including video memories of the Kynaston Ballroom with Dee Moyse, Sue Challis, Oliver & Shelagh Richardson. [Church Hall, High Street]
2.00pm - 5.00pmIndustrial Wem - a photographic display plus rolling Images of Wem. [Church Hall, High Street]

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