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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: 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 […]

HAHG Lecture: Augustus Pugin and the Gothic Revival

On 5 January, Megan Aldrich, adjunct professor of architectural and design history at Richmond, the American University,  gave an informative and beautifully illustrated talk on Augustus Welby Pugin (1812-1852), the famous […]

HAHG Lecture: Public Health and the Growth of Henley in the Late 19th Century

One of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s members, Dr Michael Redley, gave a fascinating and well-researched talk to the  on 1 December about the association of water supply and waste […]

HAHG Lecture: The Chilterns at Work

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group has resumed its series of lectures, but now via Zoom. Members enjoyed the first of the new season, given on 6 October by Jill Eyers […]

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: 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 […]

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. […]