Upcoming Events

Date: Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Organiser:

This illustrated online talk, presented by local historian Dr David Peacock, is an introduction to many aspects of Newbury life in the Tudor period, including religious change, the Newbury Martyrs, the cloth industry, Jack of Newbury, the Dolmans and Shaw House, and the beginnings of self-government for the town. It will look at some of Newbury's links with Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, and will also draw attention to surviving buildings and local sites from this period.

Date: Monday, 28 June 2021 - 10:30am

Organiser: Berkshire Local History Association

A FREE outdoor event for the historically minded! See below for booking details.

The BLHA has arranged a walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal from Kintbury to HUngerford. Meet at Kintbury Station at 10.30am. The walk will be looking at sites connected with the Swing Riots of 1830, from the grave of local leader William Winterbourne, in Kintbury churchyard, to Hungerford Town Hall.

Date: Monday, 28 June 2021 - 7:30pm

Organiser: Thatcham Historical Society

Alan Turton returns, this time to talk about the murdered King, Charles I, and his last days and exceution.

This is a virtual talk, given by Zoom. The talk is free to Society members and £2 for non-members. Please get in touch using the contact page on the website if you wish to join the talk:

https://www.thatchamhistoricalsociety.org.uk/contact/

The talk starts at 7.30pm, please join via Zoom prior to this. More information is available here:

Date: Wednesday, 14 July 2021 - 10:00am to Saturday, 17 July 2021 - 4:00pm

Organiser: Berkshire Archaeological Society BAS

An exhibition showcasing the 150 year contribution of the Berkshire Archaeological Society to the Berkshire area's understanding of local archaeiology will open at West Berkshire Museum on 14th July and run until 25th July.

https://www.berksarch.co.uk/

https://booking.westberks.gov.uk/heritage_events.html#?heritage_category...

The Museum is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

Date: Wednesday, 21 July 2021 - 10:00am to Saturday, 24 July 2021 - 4:00pm

Organiser: Berkshire Archaeological Society BAS

An exhibition showcasing the 150 year contribution of the Berkshire Archaeological Society to the Berkshire area's understanding of local archaeiology will open at West Berkshire Museum on 14th July and run until 25th July.

https://www.berksarch.co.uk/

https://booking.westberks.gov.uk/heritage_events.html#?heritage_category...

The Museum is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.