Upcoming Events

Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: Hungerford Historical Association

James Sadler and Nicola Chester are the speakers for this event.

More information available on the Hungerford HIstorical Association website : http://www.hungerfordhistorical.org.uk/index.php/meetings

Date: Friday, 28 September 2018 - 12:00pm

Organiser:

Reserve your place for a two course lunch and presentation from local historian Dr David Peacock. Follow our journey through time over the last 250 years, from the creation of an exceptional example of 18th-century architecture to the present day.

£19.95 per person. Contact events@donnington-grove.com or phone 01635 581000 to book tickets and confirm times. See attached poster for further information.

Date: Saturday, 6 October 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Organiser:

Join staff at the museum for a guided tour of the highlights of the permanent museum collection, followed by tea and home made cakes in the museum's on-site cafe. The tour is led by an experienced member of the volunteer team, who is also happy to answer your questions about the museum and its collection. Based in a central site in Newbury, with parking close by, this is a delightful afternoon's excursion for the family.

Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Organiser: Berkshire Family History Society (BFHS)

This will be an open evening on a military theme, at which all members and guests will be encouraged to take part. Bring your stories, photos, memorabilia and questions relating to your ancestors in wartime.

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: The Newbury Society

The Newbury Society chairman David Peacock reviews the past year; talking about Newbury today, some of its attractions, and the range of challenges it faces.

Date: Monday, 15 October 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: Thatcham Historical Society

For Thatcham Festival, our local speaker Phil Wood presents the last of his talks commemorating the Great War as he looks at what was happening in Newbury as the war came to an end.

Talks start at 7.30pm, in the Sixth Form Common Room at the rear of the school. Talks during the Festival are not charged. Refreshments are served after the talk.

https://www.thatchamhistoricalsociety.org.uk

Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: Hungerford Historical Association

A talk on genealogy by Dr Hugh Pihlens.

More information available on the Hungerford HIstorical Association website : http://www.hungerfordhistorical.org.uk/index.php/meetings

Date: Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: The Newbury Society

Will Hunter Smart, Rector of St Nicolas Church, will speak on the role of the church in the local community today and its vision for the future.  St Nicolas Church has been at the centre of Newbury for over 900 years. Through the centuries it has undergone many changes.

Date: Monday, 26 November 2018 - 7:30pm

Organiser: Thatcham Historical Society

Did you know Newbury had a Roman cemetery? Come along and find out more from local author and speaker, Dr David Peacock, Chair of the Newbury Society.

Talks start at 7.30pm in the Sixth Form Common Room at the rear of the school. Members free, visitors £2. Refreshments are served after the talk.

https://www.thatchamhistoricalsociety.org.uk