Meetings and workshops

Programme of autumn-winter-spring indoor meetings

Our autumn-winter-spring meetings offers lectures and discussions on vernacular building recording topics. All are designed to be both entertaining and educational.

If you are not already a WBSG member, you will be welcome as a guest. The fee for guests is £5.

Unless stated otherwise, physical meetings are at Wivelsfield Church Hall, Church Lane, RH17 7RD. Church Lane is on the left off the A2112, north of the Baldocks Renault garage roundabout. The car park is on the left next to the church, and the hall is further up on the right.

Sunday 17th March 1pm Physical meeting Wivelsfield Church Hall.

AGM followed by a talk;

Martin Higgins: “Surrey Dendrochronology Project”

Martin, Chairman of the DBRG, will present the results of the Surrey Dendro Project and how it defines and alters our understanding of building chronology..


Monday 18th March 7pm Online meeting by Zoom.

Christopher Dyer: "Carpenters in the middle ages: an important craft in need of a history"

Combining historical and architectural evidence gives us a chance of understanding a neglected craft - Who were they? Where were they based? How did they work? Christopher Dyer is a historian who is involved in archaeology and architecture.

There is no cost for WBSG members attending these talks.

The talks are open to the Public, at a cost of £5. Hot drinks and biscuits are provided at the physical meetings, but please bring a packed lunch

Guests at Physical meetings can pay at the door, for guests wanting to book for the Zoom talks please use the 'contact us' button at the top to request payment details.