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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. […]

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 […]