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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: 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: Boudicca – Warrior Queen or Rebel?

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group welcomed again Dr Jill Eyers on 2 October, to give them a talk on Boudicca, probably better known to most of us as […]

HAHG Lecture: Treasures Beneath our Feet – The Watlington Hoard

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group were lucky enough to hear a talk on 1st May by James Mather, the finder of the nationally-important Watlington Hoard. James has […]

HAHG Lecture: Saxon Defences at Cookham

On Tuesday 2 January Colin Berks of the archaeological consultancy ArcServ gave the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group a very well-attended talk on an Anglo-Saxon site established as a part […]

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: Philip II of Macedonia: Why was he so important to Greece?

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group were treated to a lecture by one of our members, Derek Toms, who recently participated in a study tour of the Macedonian region of […]

HAHG April Lecture – Archaeology of the Jubilee River by Stuart Foreman

The Jubilee River is a channel which was artificially constructed between about Taplow and Eton, with the intention of providing flood relief to the Thames.  Before its construction, in 1997, […]