Archaeological & Historical Group

HAHG Lecture: Recording Britain: Celebrating the Country’s Natural Beauty

The art and design historian, Dr Graham Twemlow, gave a talk to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 3 March on Recording Britain: celebrating the Country’s natural Beauty and architectural […]

HAHG Lecture: The Dissolution & Reading Abbey’s Later History

John Painter, of the Friends of Reading Abbey, spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 4 February about the Abbey from its foundation to the present day. The Abbey […]

HAHG Lecture: Excavations in Market Place, Henley

Leslie Capon, assisted by Catherine Edwards, of AOC Archaeology gave the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group a presentation on their recent excavations in advance of Murphy’s development in the Market […]

HAHG Lecture: Romans in Boxford – Farmstead, Two Villas & a Mosaic

On 5 November, the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk on “Romans in Boxford” given by Duncan Coe and Matt Nichol of Cotswold Archaeology, assisted by Lindsey Bedford of […]

HAHG Lecture: Lettice Knollys – Elizabeth’s Rival

The author Nicola Tallis presented a talk to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 1 October about Lettice Knollys – Elizabeth’s Rival, the subject of her recent book. Lettice […]

Have Your Say – Response to Historical Group Letter on Bridge Lights

Dear Sir I refer to Ruth Gibson’s letter have-your-say-lights-will-have-long-term-damage-to-historic-bridge/ representing HA&HG (Henley Archaeological & Historical Group) regarding the proposal of LED lights on the Henley bridge and respectfully point out […]

HAHG Lecture: Chalgrove Church and Its Paintings

At their last meeting before the summer break, the  Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk on 4 June given by Robert Heath-Whyte on Chalgrove church and its paintings. […]

HAHG Lecture: The Blewbury Big Dig

Dr David Carless of SOAG (the South Oxfordshire Archaeology Group) spoke to Henley Archaeological and Historical Group at their monthly meeting on 7 May about the archaeology of Blewbury and […]

HAHG Lecture: The Swing Riots

Two volunteers from the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading, Jenny Knight and Kaye Gough, introduced the Museum to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group at their monthly meeting […]

HAHG Lecture: Goring and Streatley Through the Ages

Janet Hurst of the Goring Gap Local History Society spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 5 March about the evolution of Goring and Streatley over the last couple […]