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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. […]

HAHG Lecture: The Swing Riots

Two volunteers from the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading, Jenny Knight and Kaye Gough, introduced the Museum to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group at their monthly meeting […]

Henley Army Cadet Force Remembers Fallen WW1 Soldier Alfred Barnes

Henley Army Cadet Force remember fallen WW1 soldier Alfred Barnes by rejuvenating his grave on the 101st anniversary of his death. Henley Detachment adopted the grave in 2014, as Alfred […]

HAHG Lecture: Goring and Streatley Through the Ages

Janet Hurst of the Goring Gap Local History Society spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 5 March about the evolution of Goring and Streatley over the last couple […]

HAHG Lecture: The General Election of 1906

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed another talk by Michael Redley about Victorian and Edwardian Henley on 5th February, this time about the General Election of 1906 […]

HAHG Lecture: The Wilts & Berks Canal

A talk on the Wilts & Berks Canal, by Martin Buckland of the Canal Trust, was enjoyed by members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 8 January. The Canal […]

Henley Archaeological and Historical Group Lecture: Culham Court

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk on 6 November by Phillada Ballard on Culham Court, near Aston, currently occupied by Urs Schwartzenbach. There was a last-minute […]