Exploring the Late Ilchester Roman Cemetery and Excavations

Exploring the Late Ilchester Roman Cemetery and Excavations Historical Discovery: A Glimpse into the Past In the early 18th century, William Stuckeley documented the discovery of stone coffins in an area now recognized as the Ilchester Roman Cemetery. This site, following an archaeological survey in 1982, was designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument, protecting it from Read More

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An Historic Timeline of Ilchester

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An Historic Timeline of Ilchester Major events affecting Ilchester through the ages. – by Sally Mottram Ilchester, a town rich in history, has seen significant events and transformations from the Iron Age to modern times. Originally a meeting place for Durotrigan tribes, it became a fortified Roman settlement named Lendinis. Throughout the centuries, Ilchester evolved Read More

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Updated timetables released: Activities and classes at Town Hall and The Pavilion

Timetable of activities and classes at Ilchester Town Hall and The Pavilion at Ilchester Sports Ground, 2024

Ilchester Town Trust updated timetables released: Activities and classes at Town Hall and The Pavilion, and Ilchester Museum opening times. Activities and classes at Ilchester Town Hall Monday Library is open 10am – 12noonweekly, exc. Bank Hols Monday Pilates with Sarah 6pm – 7pmweekly Monday Boxercise with Sarah 7.15pm – 8pmweekly Tuesday Yoga with Amy Read More

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Now on this website: ILCHESTER AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

ILCHESTER AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (IDCA) Charity number: 285483 A local charity, IDCA currently funds & organises the village street fair, craft & produce show and Christmas fair. We produce the village newsletter on a bi-monthly basis to over 1200 homes. We donate money to help other organisations within the village such as Guides, Scouts, Read More

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We are updating our website!

Church Street, Ilchester - A watercolour painting by Faye Edmondson

We are currently working to update our website so you may find it appears disjointed at times. Thank you for your patience as work continues. Now’s a good time to reach out to us if you would like to request any particular features you would like to see on the website. Or, perhaps you would Read More

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Ilchester Museum

Visit Ilchester Museum The Ilchester Museum opens throughout the Spring and Summer each year, on Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays – Please take a look at the updated schedule, below. The museum is owned by the Ilchester Town Trust and run by volunteers. If you would like more information regarding the Museum, please contact the Clerk Read More

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CAR BOOT SALES – GENERAL INFO

ILCHESTER CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE – CHARITY NO 235579 Buyers Entry Fees:                            £1 for cars 50p for walkers and 2 wheeled vehicles (NO vehicles are to be left parked on the highway: occupants will be denied access to the Car Boot sale) Sellers: – No vehicle movement on the sellers’ site before 1100 (including Read More

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Regular Classes at The Pavilion at Ilchester Sports Ground We have a fabulous selection of regular classes and events at both the Ilchester Town Hall and the Pavilion at the Ilchester Sports field. If you would like to find out more about our classes at either venue, please get in touch via our contact page. Read More

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Regular classes at the Ilchester Town Hall We have a fabulous selection of regular classes and events at both the Ilchester Town Hall. If you would like to find out more about the classes available at either venue, please get in touch via our contact page. Our course holders will be delighted to contact you Read More

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Cycling Ilchester

Market Square, Ilchester

Ilchester has long been a popular transit point for keen cyclists. Routes that take in Ilchester offer plenty of variety for the keen club cyclist. From gently undulating landscapes to challenging, demanding and even gruelling Somerset hill-climbs; you will find a route to suit your mood.  Cycling for beginners. For inexperienced riders and families with Read More

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Are you coming to Ilchester?

Ilchester Town Hall, Somerset.

Ilchester Community … what you need to know .. IDCA – Ilchester and District Community Association Main Contact: Paul Simpson email idca234@gmail.com Ilchester Parish Council Main Contact: The Clerk – Philip Horsington Telephone 01935 840374 email clerk@ilchesterparishcouncil.gov.uk IRINEC – Ilchester Relief in Need and Educational Charity Main Contact: Mrs Kaye Elston Telephone 01935 421208

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