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HAHG Lecture: Anne Damer – Sculpting Society

Sophie Ridley, Assistant Curator at the River and Rowing Museum, presented a fascinating and beautifully illustrated talk to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 3 April on the life and […]

HAHG Lecture – The Boer War: A Forgotten Conflict

Michael Redley gave the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group a fascinating talk on 6 February about the Boer War, a war often though of now as a colonial war of minor […]

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: 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: 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 […]

HAHG Lecture: Looking After the Masses

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s new season of lectures got off to a great start with this fascinating talk by Dr Margaret Simons. The early 20th century saw some […]

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 lecture: Forgotten Archives: Photographs of Archaeology in Oxfordshire

Sally Crawford, a director of the HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource) project at the Institute of Archaeology at the University of Oxford, gave a fascinating overview of the lantern and […]

HAHG Lecture – Becoming Roman in Oxfordshire: Excavations at Marcham

On 3 November, Professor Gary Lock of the University of Oxford spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on the topic of “Becoming Roman in Oxfordshire: Excavations at Marcham”. […]