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HAHG Lecture: Oxfordshire and the Spanish Civil War 1936-39

On Tuesday 3 October members and others enjoyed a talk by Liz Woolley on the involvement of people with Oxfordshire connections with the Civil War in Spain in the 1930s. Remarkably, […]

HAHG Lecture: History of Salter’s 1858 to the present

On Tuesday 6th June members braved the unseasonal weather to hear a fascinating talk by Dr Simon Wenham about Salter’s , said to be the oldest family firm in Oxford. […]

HAHG Lecture – Life and Death in a Roman Villa: Hambleden, the Unedited Story

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk by the archaeologist Dr Jill Eyers, of Chiltern Archaeology, on 7 February about excavations at Yewden Roman Villa in Hambleden. Again HAHG’s […]

HAHG Lecture – The Wood for the Trees: Lambridge Wood

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group were fortunate to be able to welcome Prof Richard Fortey, the eminent natural historian, to speak to them on 3 January about Grim’s Dyke Wood, […]

HAHG Lecture: From Gough to Google – The Development of Printed Maps of Henley

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s last full lecture of 2016 was given in November by the map expert John Leighfield. This deeply-researched, intriguing and informative talk covered the development […]