Chideock Society

A Wander through ChideockThe Chideock Society is a village organisation which provides an annual programme of various events and activities based on ideas and suggestions from the membership. It meets every month, except August and September, on the second Tuesday in the month and depending on the activity, usually in the Village Hall. Events include visiting speakers, demonstrations, skittles, quiz nights, entertainment and summer outings.

Chideock MapThe Society started in 1988 with the Parish Map Project. The original hangs in the Village Hall. Copies are still available. The Society produced ‘A Wander Through Chideock’ , an illustrated history of the village with over 160 pages packed with photographs. A copy is available to new, permanent residents upon request. It is also on sale in the village shop or by mail order. For details of how to obtain a map or book please phone: 01297 489422.

The Aims of the Society

  • To conserve and enhance the village environment with special emphasis on the Conservation Area, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the World Heritage Site.
  • To promote the heritage and history of the Parish.
  • To help protect the fauna and flora and to promote the proper use of the Rights of Way.
  • To foster the concept of neighbourliness and actively give support where it is needed in practical ways.

Membership is open to all who live in the village at the cost of £5 per year. New members welcomed.  Associated membership is open to others, but with no voting rights. For membership details please phone Rhoda Elwick (Membership Secretary) on 01297 489983 or email

The Annual General Meeting is on Tuesday October 11th in the Village Hall.

For membership details please phone Kate Geraghty on 01297 489422
For map or book please phone: 01297 489422