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Talks and Events
The Saltford Brass Mill Project deliver talks on the Avon Valley Brass Industry to local history and heritage groups, family history societies and other interested organisations.
 
Three talks on Saltford Brass Mill and the Avon Valley Brass Industry are available:
Click on the boxes below to read a synopsis of each of the talks:
 
 
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The Early Avon Valley Copper and Brass Industry - 1690 to 1740
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The Later Avon Valley Copper and Brass Industry - 1740 to 1925
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John Padmore - 18th Century Engineer and Polymath
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The Restoration and Maintenance of an 18th Century Mill
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Four Mills in Lyncombe and Widcombe, Bath - 1086 to 1950
Two further talks on the related subjects are also available on the 18th Century engineer, John Padmore, and development of water power in the Avon Valley
2017 Programme of Talks and Events
Day Date Time Title Group Venue
Thurs 05-Jan-17 19:30 The Early Avon Brass Industry Long Ashton History Society The Jubilee Pavilion, Long Ashton
Thurs 12-Jan-17 19:30 The Early Avon Brass Industry Frenchay Village Museum  Quaker Meeting House
Thurs 19-Jan-17 14:00 Restoration of Saltford Brass Mill Staple Hill Ladies Methodist Group  
Mon 30-Jan-17 20:00 The Early Avon Brass Industry Wessex Stationary Engine Club Old Down Inn, Emborough 
Tues 14-Feb-17 19:30 Restoration of Saltford Brass Mill Thornbury Society St. Mary’s Church Hall, Thornbury
Mon 20-Feb-17   Visit Bath Spa / Huron Universities Saltford Brass Mill - Visit
Thurs 13-Apr-17   50 years of Saltford Brass Mill BIAS British Legion Club, Keynsham
Tues 02-May-17   Restoration of the Saltford brassmill   Kingswood History Society  
Tues 09-May-17 20:00 Restoration of Saltford Brass Mill Ladies' Fellowship Group Church of Ascension Hall, Hanham
Thurs 11-May-17   International Early Engines Conference The Ironworks, Elsecar, South Yorkshire
Sat 13-May-17   International Early Engines Conference   The Ironworks, Elsecar, South Yorkshire
Sat 10-Jun-17   Saltford Festival Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day
Sun 11-Jun-17   Saltford Festival Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day
Thurs 15-Jun-17   The Later Avon Brass Industry Paulton LHS Wesley Hall, Park Road 
Sat 17-Jun-17   Saltford Festival Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day
Sun 18-Jun-17   Saltford Festival Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day Saltford Brass Mill - Open Day
Wed 04-Oct-17   The Early Avon Brass Industry South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath 
Wed 11-Oct-17   The Early Avon Brass Industry Barrs Court Probus Club Longwell Green