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HAHG Lecture: Invincible No Longer – Diamonds in the Medieval World

Renowned gemmologist Dr Jack Ogden gave members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group the last talk of the summer on the history of diamonds on 5th June, illustrated with […]

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: 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 […]