Events & Activities

An Annual Conference/AGM is held early in October, usually in the Midlands.

Some County and Local Groups occasionally organise events ranging from formal meetings with speakers through coffee mornings and themed walks.

The County and Local Groups raise funds for restoration, conservation and rescue projects, including obtaining grants from Local Authorities, Parishes, Heritage Funding and other initiatives.

They also raise awareness of the Society and its aims by giving talks to other societies, schools, and special interest groups and by obtaining press coverage; for information on your County Group, email our Membership Secretary, membership@milestonesociety.co.uk.

 

NATIONAL / REGIONAL EVENTS

All members, guests, and visitors are welcome at all our meetings.

 

Saturday 2nd October 2021

We will again be in the Frenchay Village Hall, Beckspool Rd, Frenchay, Bristol BS16 1NU. Doors open 10am for a cuppa and a 10.30 start to the AGM; we will finish by 3.30pm.

This year’s Conference topics include Tim Jenkinson's take on the Dartmoor Collection of oddities inspired by the work of Dave and Kath Brewer, Richard Raynsford's Exploration of Road Surfaces before the advent of the ubiquitous tarmac and Guest Speaker Andrew Langdon's presentation: ‘To guard and guide the way to the Church: Cornish Wayside Crosses within a national context’.

Travel directions:

Leave the M4 at J19 for the M32, stay in the left hand lane for A4174 Ring Road. Turn left onto the Ring Road and take the right hand lane, signed to Frenchay; shortly turn right at the traffic lights into the B4058 Bristol Rd and turn left into Beckspool Road. The Hall is on your left, by the junction with Cleeve Road. There's plenty of free parking on site. Bus services 19, 10 & 11 run from Parkway Station to the nearby Frenchay Campus.