Archaeological & Historical Group

HAHG Lecture: A 17th Century Christmas

Tim Healey of the Oxford Waits, a band of historical musicians, entertained members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 7 December in the Kings Arms Barn. With vivid period […]

HAHG Event: Members’ visit to River and Rowing Museum

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group visited the River and Rowing Museum last week at the invitation of its senior staff. The Museum, with its sporting and environmental themes […]

HAHG Lecture: Excavations at Calleva 2018-21

This month’s talk to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group was given on 2 November by Prof. Michael Fulford of Reading University, summarising the excavations of the Roman bath house in […]

HAHG Lecture: Henley & the Olympic Games 1908

The first talk to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group (HAHG) held live since the pandemic was given at the Kings Arms Barn on 12 October by Dr Michael Redley on […]

Henley Library Exhibition: From Medieval to Modern Town

Don’t miss the Henley-on-Thames Archaeological Group’s display now on show in Henley Library for several weeks. Its theme is the modernisation of the town during the latter part of the […]

New Henley History Book Charts ‘From Tithe to Terrace’

A new book from Tillage to Terrace has recently been published by Hilary Fisher which outlines the 19th century history of the expansion of the town into the adjoining parish […]

HAHG Lecture: The Golden Age of British Posters

The popular speaker Dr Graham Twemlow gave a talk to the Group on 1 June, about British graphic posters in the 1920s and 1930s. His talk was illustrated with spectacular images […]

HAHG Lecture: Dating Henley’s Mediaeval Buildings

The Henley Historical and Archaeological Group enjoyed a talk given on 4 May by its committee member Ruth Gibson on the project to date Henley’s buildings using tree rings. Tree-ring dating […]

HAHG Lecture: Beacons of the Past and LiDAR

Dr Ed Peveler of the Chilterns Conservation Board spoke to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group on 6 April about the contribution of LiDAR to understanding the archaeological landscape of the […]

HAHG Lecture: Margaret Beaufort – the Uncrowned Queen

Dr Nicola Tallis gave a stimulating and thoroughly-researched talk to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group on 2 February about Margaret Beaufort, the ‘devout’ and ‘awesome’ subject of her book […]